Jain Food Recipes

Jain Palak Paneer

Jain Palak Paneer Recipe

By avni Published: February 18, 2014

  • Yield: 2 bowls (2 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 25 mins



  1. Heat little oil and cook the paneer for 2 mins
  2. Wash the palak and blench it for few seconds
  3. Grind the palak and green chilli and make a smooth paste (you could add some cashews if you want)
  4. Heat the ghee, add green pepper and cook for a minute, then add tomatoes, corn, salt and palak
  5. Add the garam masala and lastly the paneer
  6. Boil for 2 minutes
  7. Serve hot with cream on top (optional). Serve with roti or naan.
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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



  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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Beans Open Sandwich

Beans Open Sandwich Recipe

By avni Published: October 2, 2012

  • Yield: 8 slices (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 30 mins



  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Toast both sides of the bread till light brown
  3. In the bowl mix Tomatoes, Green Chili, Cilantro, Lemon Juice and Salt.
  4. Place the slice of cheese on each slice of bread
  5. Spread baked beans approx. 2 tbsp on each slice of cheese
  6. Pour the salsa over the beans
  7. Pour the prepared mixture of Tomatoes, Green Chili, Cilantro, Lemon Juice and Salt over the salsa
  8. Bake The whole thing again for about 5 minutes
  9. Remove it from the oven and serve it immediately.
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