Jain Food Recipes


Khandvi Recipe

By avni Published: April 13, 2013

  • Yield: 20 pieces (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 35 mins



  1. Mix the curd and water together and add slowly to the besan flour
  2. To avoid lumps churn it with the hand mixture
  3. Take a non stick pan, cook the mixture on medium or high flame for few minutes.
  4. Keep stirring all the time or else the mixture will start sticking to the pan
  5. So cook till the mixture leaves the pan.
  6. Take a small flat surface bowl and put the hot batter on it; let it cool for a minute and slowly try to roll it from one end. If it rolls off properly then the batter is cooked well and is all done.
  7. Now you have to act fast. Take a big flat surface thali or foil. Put two big spoon batter on it and spread it downwards with a flat spoon and make thin layer
  8. Besides it repeat the step again
  9. Let it cool down for few minutes and cut the flat thin layer into 11/2 or 2 inches strips
  10. Starting from one end on top roll the strips downwards; repeat the process for all strips
  11. Put tadka on it. For seasoning add oil in the non stick pan
  12. Let the rai simmer crack, add til, curry leaves, coconut in it
  13. Pour the tadka spoon by spoon on top the the rolled Khandvi
  14. Garnish it with chopped coriander; you can serve it as a starter or it is a good appetizer before lunch

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Panki Recipe

By avni Published: February 19, 2013

  • Yield: 20 pankis (10 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 35 mins



  1. Add dahi and 11/2 to 2 cups of water in the rice flour with baking powder. Keep it aside for couple of hours
  2. Wash the banana leaves, cut them into square shapes. Grease the banana leaves with oil on one side. Heat the tawa
  3. Add cumin powder, ginger chilli paste and salt to the batter and mix well
  4. Apply thin layer of the batter to one leaf and put the leaf on the hot tawa. Place the other greased leaf on top of it
  5. Cook both the leaves until light brown spots appear
  6. Serve it hot with green chutney
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Rava Idli

Rava Idli Recipe

By avni Published: February 9, 2013

  • Yield: 20 Idlis approx (2-3 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 30 mins



  1. Heat Oil for seasoning
  2. Add mustard seeds and when they being popping add asafoetida, dry red chili, channa dal, urad dal and mix.
  3. Let it become light brown and add sooji in it and roast till it turns light brown
  4. Allow the sooji to cool down in another bowl for 10 minutes
  5. Prepare Idli steamer by pre-heating water to a boil.
  6. Grease the idli tray with little oil
  7. Add the curd, curry leaves, green chilies, cilantro, ginger and salt. Mix well until no lumps visible
  8. Add eno into it and mix well
  9. Pour the batter immediately
  10. Steam the batter for 15-20 minutes
  11. Serves it hot with chutney sambhar
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