Jain Food Recipes

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

Ingredients

Instructions

  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 Handwa / Jain Handvo

Jain Handwa / Jain Handvo Recipe

By avni Published: July 30, 2013

  • Yield: 8 Handvas (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 53 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Wash Rice and all Daals and soak them for at least 4-6 hours.
  2. Drain water from Rice/Daal and coarsely grind them Food processor or blender may be used.
  3. In a medium size mixing bowl, add batter from above and mix in the following: Ginger, Green Chilies, Salt, Sugar, Ajwain, Turmeric Powder and Doodhi/Lauki. Mix well
  4. Heat 1 Tbsp of Oil slightly. Add Curry Leaves and Red Chili Powder. Add this Oil mixture to the above batter and mix well.
  5. Cover and let this batter rest for 6-7 hours or overnight
  6. Add Eno Fruit Salt and mix well to make the batter foamy
  7. Divide batter into greased muffin pan or pour int a greased cake pan. Add sesame seeds all over the batter
  8. Take another pan, put 2 tbsp of oil in it, Add Mustard Seeds and let them pop Add asafoetida too in it
  9. Drizzle this oil seasoning over the top of the sesame seeds.
  10. Cover pan with aluminum foil and bake at 350F (180C) for 40 minutes.
  11. Remove foil and broil on High for approx 10 minutes until a light golden crust forms.
  12. Let the handwa rest for 10-15 minutes before eating.
  13. Serve it hot with spicy green chutney or tomato 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

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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Moong Dal Khandvi

Moong Dal Khandvi Recipe

By avni Published: April 6, 2013

  • Yield: 16-20 pieces (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 25 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Drain the moong dal and grind until a fine paste is ready. You can add very little water if needed
  2. Whisk the curd with 1/2 cup of water and prepare buttermilk of it
  3. Add the buttermilk and all the ingredients to the moong dal paste
  4. On medium flame cook the mixture and keep stirring until it leaves the sides of the pan
  5. Spread the mixture on any flat surface eg. a thali and make a thin layer.
  6. Let it cool for few minutes and then cut long thick stripes of about 2" thick.
  7. Carefully roll up each strip
  8. Heat the oil for temporing; add mustard seeds, let them crackle, add sesame seeds and pour on top of the khandvis
  9. Garnish with coriander and serve the khandvis.
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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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Corn Panki

Corn Panki Recipe

By avni Published: February 19, 2013

  • Yield: 10-15 pankis (5 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 25 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Grate the Corn and add all the ingredients, mix well and keep it aside
  2. Wash the banana leaves, cut them into square shapes and grease one side of it with oil
  3. Apply thin layer of the batter to the leaf and place the other greased leaf on it again
  4. Cook both sides of the leaf until light brown spots are visible
  5. Serve hot with green chutney
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Dal Pinni

Dal Pinni Recipe

By avni Published: February 14, 2013

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

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Roast all the paste ingredients in oil and when cooled blend everything to form a smooth paste
  2. Soak the dals for 2 hours. Pressure cook it with adding 3 cups of water, turmeric, tomatoes, salt and green chilli paste
  3. Heat the pan and add oil in it. Sauté cabbage and spinach for 5 mins
  4. Add the cooked dal, ginger powder, sugar, prepared paste and 1/2 cup water and boil it
  5. Cook for 10 mins, add lemon juice and serve it hot
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Stuff Capcicum In Hot Sauce

Stuff Capcicum In Hot Sauce Recipe

By avni Published: February 7, 2013

  • Yield: 6 pieces (6 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30-40 mins
  • Ready In: 50 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add oil in the kadai and heat it on medium flame
  2. Add Tej patta and all the ingredients for sauce. Heat it for 2 mins ad keep it aside
  3. Mix all the ingredients together for stuffing and suff them in the capcicum and deep fry them
  4. Pour the hot sauce on the capcicum
  5. Bake it in the oven for 180 degree C for 20-25 mins
  6. Serve hot with chapatti
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Stuff Mini Spinach Roll

Stuff Mini Spinach Roll Recipe

By avni Published: February 7, 2013

  • Yield: 12 pieces (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 35 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients (paneer, boiled vegetables, all spices, kothmir and salt)
  2. Spread it on spinach leaves
  3. Prepare rolls of the spinach leaves
  4. Dip the rolls in maida batter
  5. Roll them on the bread crums
  6. Deep fry it
  7. Serve them hot
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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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