Jain Food Recipes

Jain Moothiya

Jain Moothiya Recipe

By avni Published: February 21, 2014

  • Yield: 4 plates (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Ready In: 40 mins



  1. Mix all the ingredients and make a thick (not liquid) batter
  2. Steam the batter for 15 mins
  3. Cool and cut into thin small slices
  4. Season them with 2 tbsp oil, 1/4 rai, 2 green chilli slit, 3 tbsp grated coconut (optional) and coriander
  5. Serve hot with green chutney or sauce
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Jain Methi Thepla

Jain Methi Thepla Recipe

By avni Published: February 7, 2014

  • Yield: 6 Theplas (1 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 30 mins



  1. Mix all the ingredients
  2. knead into a soft dough using little water if needed.
  3. Divide the dough into equal balls (around 5-6 balls). Roll out each ball into a flat chapati using dry wheat flour.
  4. Heat a tawa and roast each thepla with oil from both sides till it turns golden brown. Roast rest of the theplas in same way.
  5. Serve hot or cold with curd or chutney or chundo (mango pickel)
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Jain Surti Undhiyu

Jain Surti Undhiyu Recipe

By avni Published: January 30, 2014

  • Yield: 4-6 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Ready In: 1 hr 15 mins



  1. Cut the Papdi into 2 pieces vertically (2halves), boil the raw bananas and remove the skin of it and cut it into cubes
  2. Wash all the vegetables, methi bhaji coriander, finely chop them and grate the coconut. Apply salt to the methi bhaji and keep it aside for 5 mins. Squeeze all the water from it
  3. Mix coconut, green chilli ginger paste, coriander, salt, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp dhana jeera powder, 11/2 red chilli powder, 1 tbsp lemon juice to prepare the masala
  4. Add methi leaves, whole wheat , besan, 3tsp green chilli paste,21/2 tsp sugar, turmeric, chilli powder, soda and oil
  5. Take a thick bottom pan/ kadhai to deep fry the methi muthiyas. Once they are light brown in color remove them on an absorbent paper
  6. For coriander coconut masala, add coconut, coriander, dhana jeera, 2 tsp green chilli paste, ugar, lemon juice and salt
  7. Stuff half of the above masala in Tendli and raw banana
  8. Tthe other remaining half add in to papdi, toovar daana and keep it aside for 10 mins
  9. Heat the oil in the pressure cooker, add ajwain, hing, soda and then add stuff bananas, tendli and other vegetable into it with 2 cups of water and salt
  10. Cook for about 2 whistles
  11. Transfer the cooked vegetables into a big non sick pan and add muthiyas into it and stir and toss slowly
  12. Garnish with coriander and Serve it hot with rotis
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