Jain Food Recipes

Jain Vegetable Korma

Jain Vegetable Korma Recipe

By avni Published: March 25, 2014

  • Yield: 4 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 45 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 60 mins



  1. Wet Masala Recipe: 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger 1 teaspoon garam masala 1 teaspoon red chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1/2 cup freshly ground coconut or unsweetened dry coconut Water as needed Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend into fine paste. Add water if needed.
  2. Take a big broad based non stick pan. Add 2 tbsp ghee and let it heat up
  3. Add 1 big spoon wet masala in it and then add the tomato gravy
  4. Add 1 spoon dry punjabi masala (please see jain punjabi masala recipe for it)
  5. Add all the vegetables in it
  6. Add little sugar, salt as per taste
  7. Add little malai and heat it for a while. Sprinkle coriander on it and serve it hot with Roti/ Naan
  8. Shallow fry all the vegetables in oil for vegetable korma
  9. For Navratna Korma add Kaju Kishmish (fry it in oil), grapes, pinapple, apple (cut it into medium size) Hot Navratna Korma is ready!
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Shahi Pulav

Shahi Pulav Recipe

By avni Published: February 18, 2014

  • Yield: 2 plates (2 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 25 mins



  1. Heat the ghee in a non stick pan,
  2. Add Jeera, Green Chilli, curry leaves, garam masala, rice, salt, paneer, kaju, khismish and coriander
  3. Serve hot with raita
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Auto Draft

Auto Draft Recipe

By avni Published: February 10, 2014

  • Yield: 8 wadis (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 25 mins



  1. Mix all ingredients and make a dough of it
  2. Divide the dough into small balls
  3. Deep fry the balls and serve hot with chutney!
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Jain Surti Undhiyu

Jain Surti Undhiyu Recipe

By avni Published: January 30, 2014

  • Yield: 4-6 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Ready In: 1 hr 15 mins



  1. Cut the Papdi into 2 pieces vertically (2halves), boil the raw bananas and remove the skin of it and cut it into cubes
  2. Wash all the vegetables, methi bhaji coriander, finely chop them and grate the coconut. Apply salt to the methi bhaji and keep it aside for 5 mins. Squeeze all the water from it
  3. Mix coconut, green chilli ginger paste, coriander, salt, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp dhana jeera powder, 11/2 red chilli powder, 1 tbsp lemon juice to prepare the masala
  4. Add methi leaves, whole wheat , besan, 3tsp green chilli paste,21/2 tsp sugar, turmeric, chilli powder, soda and oil
  5. Take a thick bottom pan/ kadhai to deep fry the methi muthiyas. Once they are light brown in color remove them on an absorbent paper
  6. For coriander coconut masala, add coconut, coriander, dhana jeera, 2 tsp green chilli paste, ugar, lemon juice and salt
  7. Stuff half of the above masala in Tendli and raw banana
  8. Tthe other remaining half add in to papdi, toovar daana and keep it aside for 10 mins
  9. Heat the oil in the pressure cooker, add ajwain, hing, soda and then add stuff bananas, tendli and other vegetable into it with 2 cups of water and salt
  10. Cook for about 2 whistles
  11. Transfer the cooked vegetables into a big non sick pan and add muthiyas into it and stir and toss slowly
  12. Garnish with coriander and Serve it hot with rotis
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Jain Molaga Podi Powder (Dry Chutney Powder)

Jain Molaga Podi Powder (Dry Chutney Powder) Recipe

By avni Published: July 30, 2013

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 20 mins



  1. Roast the daals and allow it to cool down
  2. Roast dry roast Red Chilies, Coriander Seeds and Curry Leaves and keep it separate
  3. In the same vessel roast Coconut Powder and Asafoetida until the coconut changes color
  4. Grind all the ingredients together to fine powder (small coarse still visible)
  5. Allow it to cool
  6. Store the powder in the airtight container and keep it in the pantry or refrigerator
  7. Serve the chutney powder dry or add a little oil or ghee to make a dipping sauce.
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Dapka Kadhi

Dapka Kadhi Recipe

By avni Published: May 5, 2013

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



  1. Mix besan, curd and water and churn it
  2. Add green chilli paste, curry leaves, sugar, salt and boil it. Keep stirring on low flame
  3. Heat oil in a pan for tempering, add rai and let it crackle, add cumin, hing and dried red chillies
  4. Add the tempering to the kadhi and boil for few minutes. Keep it aside
  5. Soak the moong dal for 3-4hrs in lukewarm water
  6. Drain the water and grind it in the blender to form a fine paste
  7. Add oil, green chilli paste, sugar, soda, salt and mix well. Keep it aside
  8. Take little dapka batter on your finger, form little dumplings and slowly add it to the simmering kadhi
  9. Re-heat the kadhi for 5 mins on low flame
  10. Do not stir or else all the dumplings will disintegrate. (if it disintegrates add little besan to it and try again)
  11. Add chopped coriander to it
  12. Serve hot with rotis or rice
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Pani Puri Pani

Pani Puri Pani Recipe

By avni Published: July 3, 2012

  • Yield: 1 liter (5 Servings)
  • Prep: 1o min
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 11 mins



  1. Soak the tamarind in warm Water for about half an hour and strain the pulp Through a sieve. Soak Jaggery for half an hour in another bowl.
  2. Add the tamarind pulp and Jaggery with the other ingredients except black salt and grind it in the mixture until fine paste using little water
  3. Add 1 litre of water and add black salt and salt as required
  4. Pour the Pani puri Pani in the serving vessel and keep it in the refrigerator for 3 hours
  5. Serve it chilled. First Make a hole in the middle of The puri , the add sprouts (moong) and ragda (white vatana) in it. Then n top add tamarind chutney and dip the puri in the chilled Pani.you can add boondi in the Pani puri's Pani itself.
  6. Eat it immediately to enjoy the crispy and tasty pani puri.
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