Jain Food Recipes

Jain Chitrana Rice

Jain Chitrana Rice Recipe

By avni Published: July 30, 2013

  • Yield: 4 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 30 mins



  1. Cook the rice (each grain of rice should be separate)
  2. Roast the peanuts and sesame seeds separately
  3. Crush them and keep them aside
  4. Heat the oil, add chana dal , mustard seeds. Roast them for a minute
  5. Add red chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida
  6. Then add rice, coconut, tamarind water, turmeric powder, molaga podi powder, crushed peanuts and sesame seeds powder, salt and cook for few minutes
  7. Serve it hot with curd or any curry
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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



  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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