Jain Food Recipes

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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Papdi Chaat

Papdi Chaat Recipe

By avni Published: July 19, 2012

  • Yield: 30 (5 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Ready In: 1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Mix flour, sooji, salt and oil and add water little by little to form a firm dough. Leave the dough aside for 15-20 mins covering with the damp cloth
  2. Knead the dough again and divide it into 3 equal parts. Roll 3 big thin rotis and make deep dents into them using a knife. Cut it into diamond shapes and deep fry it. You can also roll small rotis about 2 inch size and deep fry it
  3. Make sure the oil is hot for frying or else the puris will soak all the oil. First insert a small piece of puri to check whether the oil is ready for frying. The puri should come up immediately once inserted.
  4. Fry it till it turns light brown and immediately place it on a absorbent paper so that the extra oil is absorbed
  5. Store it in an air tight container and use it as needed. Use it within 1 month
  6. Take 7-8 puris in a plate and place the mashed boiled/ canned chickpeas on them
  7. Then put green chutney and tamarind chutney on top of the chickpeas
  8. Add little salt in the dahi/curd and churn it well; drizzle on top of th chutneys
  9. Sprinkle cumin powder and red chilli powder and chat masala as per taste
  10. Add sev and chopped corainder over it and serve immediately
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Moong Dal Chilla

Moong Dal Chilla Recipe

By avni Published: July 13, 2012

  • Yield: 12-15 chilla (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 45 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. soak the dal in 3 cups of water for half an hour
  2. Wash the dal and remove all the skin
  3. Add salt, ginger chilli paste, red chilli powder and mix well
  4. Grease the tava with llittle oil and heat it well; pour the chilla like dosas
  5. Cook it on the other side too, spread chutey and sprinkle paneer in it
  6. Fold the chilla like semi circle and serve it hot with chutney (you can make moong dal dhokla; with ample amount of ghee)
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Khajur Imli Chutney

Khajur Imli Chutney Recipe

By avni Published: July 8, 2012

  • Yield: 2 cups
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 25 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Wash the dates and imli and place them in a deep thick bottom pan
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients in it
  3. Simmer for about 25 to 30 mintues
  4. Let it cool down.
  5. Churn the chutney in the mixture or boss
  6. Strain the mixture through a sieve
  7. Store it in an air tight container in the refrigerator.
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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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Shengdana Chutney Powder

Shengdana Chutney Powder Recipe

By avni Published: July 2, 2012

  • Yield: 1 Cup (5 Servings)
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 15 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Peel the peanuts and roast them in a thick bottom pan until they turn light brown
  2. Grind all the ingredients to a coarse powder. Do not grind it too much as it will turn into a paste
  3. Store it into an air tight container; it will stay for about a month
  4. You can serve it with steamed white rice, melted ghee, Buttered toast, paratha, chapatti, Dhokla, idli, dosa. You can also add curd in it and et it as a dip.
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Til Chutney Powder

Til Chutney Powder Recipe

By avni Published: July 2, 2012

  • Yield: 1 cup (5 Servings)
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 15 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Take a heavy bottom pan and roast the til until they become light brown in color
  2. Grind all the ingredients in the mixture
  3. Store it in an air tight container; it will stay for a month
  4. You can serve it with steamed white rice, melted ghee, Buttered toast, paratha, chapatti, Dhokla, idli, dosa.
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