Jain Food Recipes

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



  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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Chettinad Curry

Chettinad Curry Recipe

By avni Published: March 27, 2013

  • Yield: 6 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 40 mins



  1. Soak cashew nuts and khus khus for about 10 mins in hot water and keep aside
  2. In a cooking pan add 1 tbsp of oil and add all the ingredients starting from cumin seeds for chettinad masala
  3. After roasting for 5-8mins on medium flame grind it in a mixture and add the drained cashew nuts and khus khus in it. Add 1/4 cup of water to make a fine paste. Keep the masala aside
  4. Take a big cooking pan and add 1 tbsp of oil
  5. Add curry leaves and cabbage in it and cook for about 5 mins on medium heat
  6. Add the whole tomato in the boiling water for about 30 secs. Remove the tomato skin and chop them finely
  7. Boil French beans, peas and cauliflower on the double boiler (it will take about 5 mins only)
  8. Add the tomatoes, chettinad masala paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt.
  9. Let it cook for about 5 mins till you see the oil separating
  10. Put all the other boiled vegetables, 1 cup of water and milk
  11. Cover and allow it to cook for few minutes
  12. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with chappati or rice
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