Jain Food Recipes

Jain Misal Pav

Jain Misal Pav Recipe

By avni Published: March 28, 2014

  • Yield: 4 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Ready In: 40 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil for preparing the masala, roast the coconut, sesame seeds and all the dried spices and allow it to cool
  2. Mix it in the mixture by using little water and keep it aside
  3. Heat the oil in the pressure cooker, add Jeera and curry leaves in it
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes, add the misal masala, turmeric powder and little water and cook for 2-3 mins on medium flame
  5. Add the matki, safed vatana, moong and chawli sprouts and mix well.
  6. Add 2 cups of hot water, salt, mix well and pressure cook it for 3 whistles
  7. Allow it to cool, add chilli powder. 1/2 cup of water, coriander and mix well. Cook for 2-3 mins
  8. While serving, serve the misal in the serving bowl, add mixed farshan, 2 tbsp poha, and sprinkle coriander over it
  9. Serve it hot with laddi pav
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Molaga Podi Powder

Molaga Podi Powder Recipe

By avni Published: May 5, 2013

  • Yield: 5 tbsp (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients in a pan, Dry roast them and blend them in the mixture to form a fine powder
  2. Molga Podi Powder is ready. You could add oil in it and eat it like chutney with idlis
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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

Ingredients

Instructions

  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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Chettinad Curry

Chettinad Curry Recipe

By avni Published: May 5, 2013

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

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil and roast all the ingredients of the Chettinad Masala and keep aside
  2. Soak the Khus Khus and cashew nuts in hot water for 5 mins
  3. Drain all the water and grind all the roasted ingredients along with cashew and khus khus
  4. Take a vessel filled with water and boil it; add tomatoes in it for 20 seconds
  5. Remove the tomatoes skin and seeds inside and finely chop them
  6. Take another non-stick pan ad add the remaining oil in it
  7. Add curry leaves and cabbage, and cook for sometime
  8. Then add tomatoes, ground paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt
  9. Keep cooking until oil starts separating
  10. Mix well and add 1 cup of water, vegetables and milk
  11. Cover and let it simmer for 2 minutes
  12. Serve hot with steamed rice
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Chettinad Curry

Chettinad Curry Recipe

By avni Published: March 27, 2013

  • Yield: 6 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 40 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Soak cashew nuts and khus khus for about 10 mins in hot water and keep aside
  2. In a cooking pan add 1 tbsp of oil and add all the ingredients starting from cumin seeds for chettinad masala
  3. After roasting for 5-8mins on medium flame grind it in a mixture and add the drained cashew nuts and khus khus in it. Add 1/4 cup of water to make a fine paste. Keep the masala aside
  4. Take a big cooking pan and add 1 tbsp of oil
  5. Add curry leaves and cabbage in it and cook for about 5 mins on medium heat
  6. Add the whole tomato in the boiling water for about 30 secs. Remove the tomato skin and chop them finely
  7. Boil French beans, peas and cauliflower on the double boiler (it will take about 5 mins only)
  8. Add the tomatoes, chettinad masala paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt.
  9. Let it cook for about 5 mins till you see the oil separating
  10. Put all the other boiled vegetables, 1 cup of water and milk
  11. Cover and allow it to cook for few minutes
  12. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with chappati or rice
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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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Jal Jeera

Jal Jeera Recipe

By avni Published: February 9, 2013

  • Yield: 4 glasses (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Ready In: 20 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Grind the coriander and mint leaves with water to form a smooth paste
  2. Crush the roasted jeera with black salt and amchur in a mortar with pestle
  3. Mix the paste and crushed masala together. Add lemon juice in it
  4. Put ice cubes in each glass and divide the concentrate equally
  5. Add soda on it and serve immediately, garnished with a slice of lemon.
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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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Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli Recipe

By avni Published: November 25, 2012

  • Yield: 10 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 40 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 1 hr 10 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Wash the toor dal, soak it in water for 3 hrs and pressure cook it till 3 to 4 whistles
  2. Take a big thick bottom pan and add 1 tbsp oil in it. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, green chillies asefotida to it. Add the churned toor dal to it
  3. UAdd 4 times the water to toor dal and bring it to boil
  4. Prepare the wheat dough by adding salt , turmeric, red chili powder and water as required
  5. Make 15 thin chapatis and cut diamond shapes and add them gradually to te boiled toor dal
  6. Add the boiled ground nuts, lemon juice and chopped coriander to it and serve hot if hot. You can serve rice with it
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Rava Dosa

Rava Dosa Recipe

By avni Published: October 1, 2012

  • Yield: 18-20 (6 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 45 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients except oil and jeep the batter for about 1 or 1/2 an hour
  2. Rava will soak water so at the time of making dosa you might have to add little water. The batter should be of pouring consistency (thick buttermilk)
  3. Pour the dosa batter from the outward base of the tawa in a circular motion. Fill the gap in the middle with dosa batter. Don’t drop batter like a thick lump but pour all over, evenly, filling the gaps. Pour 1-2 tsps of oil like drops along the edge of the dosa and the gaps in the middle.
  4. Cook it on medium heat for 3 minutes and then on high heat for 1/2 a minute. Remove the dosa if you want slightly soft
  5. For crispy dosa cook for another 1minute on high heat until it turns Golden brown in color
  6. You can Flip the dosa and cook it on other side but usually I cook only on one side
  7. Serve it hot with coconut or tomato chutney. (or sambhar)
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