Jain Food Recipes

Bread Bhurji

Bread Bhurji Recipe

By avni Published: February 26, 2013

  • Yield: 4 plates (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 20 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix the curds, turmeric powder and salt with 2 tablespoons of water and mix well.
  2. Add the cubes of bread and mix well till the bread is coated with the curd mixture.
  3. Heat the oil, add cumin seeds. Once crackled add green chilli paste and curry leaves and saute for few minutes
  4. Add the bread mixture and saute on low heat for few minutes till it turns light brown
  5. Add Coriander to it and serve hot
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Muthia

Muthia Recipe

By avni Published: November 25, 2012

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Ready In: 60 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients and Add water as required. The mixture should be like a soft dough.
  2. Steam it for 25 mins and allow it to cool
  3. Cut small round pieces like cucumber and season theme ugh mustard seeds, til, curry leaves
  4. Cook them until they look a bit crispy (brown in color) and add coriander leaves as garnishing
  5. Serve it hot with curd and green coriander chutney and sauce
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Khaman papaya

Khaman papaya Recipe

By avni Published: November 25, 2012

  • Yield: 3 cups (5 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 40 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add oil and water to the ready packet Khaman dhokla and steam it for 15 mins
  2. Shred the raw papaya and add salt to it and keep it aside for 20 mins
  3. Remove the water from the papaya after 20 mins
  4. Take some oil in the pan, add mustard seeds, green chilles and curry leaves to the seasoning and add papaya to it.
  5. Cook it well for about 10 mins
  6. With your fingers powder the Khaman dhokla and add the cooked papaya to the Khaman.
  7. Garnish it with finely chopped corainder leaves and eat it with hot fafada.
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Beans Open Sandwich

Beans Open Sandwich Recipe

By avni Published: October 2, 2012

  • Yield: 8 slices (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 30 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Toast both sides of the bread till light brown
  3. In the bowl mix Tomatoes, Green Chili, Cilantro, Lemon Juice and Salt.
  4. Place the slice of cheese on each slice of bread
  5. Spread baked beans approx. 2 tbsp on each slice of cheese
  6. Pour the salsa over the beans
  7. Pour the prepared mixture of Tomatoes, Green Chili, Cilantro, Lemon Juice and Salt over the salsa
  8. Bake The whole thing again for about 5 minutes
  9. Remove it from the oven and serve it immediately.
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Puda/Chilla

Puda/Chilla Recipe

By avni Published: July 17, 2012

  • Yield: 20 (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 45 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients well and soak the batter for 1/2 hour
  2. Heat the non-stick pan on high heat and drizzle few drops of oil
  3. Pour some mixture into the pan in a circular motion (about 3 to 4 inches round)
  4. Cook for few mintues and drizzle few drops of oil on top and flip them over and cook it for another couple of mintues
  5. Serve the chillas hot with chutney or ketchup
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Rava Idli

Rava Idli Recipe

By avni Published: July 11, 2012

  • Yield: 16 idlis (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 50 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat 3 tbsp ghee in a thick bottom pan, add mustard seeds and allow them to pop, add asafoetida/hing, whole red chilli, urad dal
  2. When urad dal becomes little red add rava/soji in it and roast it till it turns light brown
  3. Transfer it to another deep bowl and allow it to cool for about 10-15 minutes
  4. Add curd/dahi, salt, chilli ginger paste, curry leaves, corainder leaves and mix it without any lumps
  5. Add water little by little to make idli batter to dropping consistency
  6. Grease the idli moulds and heat the water in the steamer until it boils
  7. Add eno/fruit salt in the batter and stir it. Immediately pour the batter to the idli mould
  8. Steam it for 15 mintues, cool down for few minutes, unmould it and serve it hot with chutney sambhar
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White Khatta Dhokla

White Khatta Dhokla Recipe

By avni Published: July 9, 2012

  • Yield: 3 thalis (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 35 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add curd, chilli paste, salt, 1 tsp oil, warm water to the flour and soak it overnight; mix it well and ferment it for 8 hours
  2. Add eno and about 2 tsp of water in the batter just before steaming and mix it
  3. Take a round slight deep (7 inch diameter) thali and grease it with the remaining 1/4 tsp oil
  4. Pour 1/3 of the batter in the thali and spread it evenly. Sprinkle black pepper powder on it.
  5. Steam it for about 10 mintues until they are cooked
  6. Allow it to cool and cut the dhoklas into equal diamond shapes
  7. Similarly make 2 thalis out of the remaining batter
  8. Take 3 tsp of oil, give tadka with mustard seeds and curry leaves (optional) and spread it evenly on the dhoklas
  9. Garnish it with corainder leaves and serve it hot with green chutney
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Dahi Puri

Dahi Puri Recipe

By avni Published: July 8, 2012

  • Yield: 24 Dahi Puris (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 35 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add salt and sugar to the curd and whisk till well mixed. Keep it in the refrigerator till use.
  2. Make holes on one side in the middle of the puris and arrange them i the serving plate
  3. Mix moong, vatana and salt. Fill it equally in the puris
  4. Add the green chutney and khajur imli chutney and fill the top with curd
  5. Sprinkle red chillli powder, chat masala and roasted cumin powder and sev on top of it.
  6. Garnish with chopped corainder and serve immediiately
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Dal Fry – Toor Dal

Dal Fry – Toor Dal Recipe

By avni Published: July 8, 2012

  • Yield: 4 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Ready In: 35 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. soak the dal overnight
  2. wash the dal twice thrice until water is clear. Add salt, water, ginger and turmeric in the dal. pressure cook the dal for about 4-5 whistles or take a thick bottom pan and boil it on medium heat.
  3. Mix the dal well; there should be no lumps in it. thee consistency of the dal should be thick.
  4. Add ghee in a deep thick bottom pan for tadka. Add mustard seeds, cumin, asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies. Saute till the mustard seeds splatter.
  5. Add the tomatoes in the tadka
  6. add the dried masalas as well and cook it for 3 to 4 mintues. Make sure the masalas dont burn, so keep stirring in between.
  7. Pour the dal with the cooked masala and cover the lid for 3-4 mintues until the dal starts boiling
  8. Garnish the dal with corainder and serve it hot with rice or chapati.
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Black dal/ Kali dal/ Dal makhani

Black dal/ Kali dal/ Dal makhani Recipe

By avni Published: July 6, 2012

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 1 hr 30 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Clean, wash and soak the dals overnight
  2. Add Salt in the soaked dal and pressure cook it for 4 whistles, in the same soaked water. You can add water as required
  3. Keep the pressure cooker aside for a while until it cools down, open the lid only after all the steam escapes
  4. Mash the cooked dals slightly with the spoon. It gives dal makhani smoother and thick consistency
  5. Take a thick bottom pan, heat the ghee for tardka. Add the mustard seeds and allow it to crackle. You can add 4-5 seeds of fenugreek seeds/ methi (optional). Add cumin seeds, curry leaves, tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes
  6. Add the dal and add garam masala, red chilli powder to taste
  7. Add the yogurt slowly to the dal and simmer till it becomes thick
  8. Garnish the dal with coriander and serve hot with chapatti or rice
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