Tag Archives: Jain Food

Aam Ki Dal (Toor dal With Raw Mango)

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Kacche Aam Ki Dal is a very simple dal recipe but delicious. This is Toor dal with raw mango. The tanginess of raw mangoes gives a delicious flavor to dal. Today I am using Instant Pot, that’s what I have been using instead pressure cooker.

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Achari Mathri (Masala Mathri)

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Achari Mathries, is a traditional staple snack in North India. They are usually served with spicy pickles, but in this recipe I have added mango pickle spices in the dough instead to add a tangy flavor to the mathri itself. With my family, mathries are a must have while travelling, and now with Achari Mathri, we no longer need the pickle, so it becomes one less thing to carry.

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Banana Puri (Kela Ke Puri)

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Banana Puries are delicious fried Indian puffed bread. Puries have richness of banana flavor enhanced with cardamom. Banana Puries are good for festive occasions and holidays. These can be served for breakfast or as a snack. Puries are especially good for picnic or to take for travel.

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Black Eyed Beans (Lobia)

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Black Eyed Bean is also known as lobia or chawalie. This is a basic recipe, easy and nutritious recipe to make, very delicious and protein rich.

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Gulgula (Mini Donut)

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Gulgulas are like lightly sweeten mini donuts. In India these are made for special occasions. This is a quick and easy to make recipe. They make good finger food even for the kids on the go. This is an easy recipe to make when you are craving for something sweet.

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Gur Para (Punjabi Sweet Snack)

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Gur Para is a traditional Punjabi treat. This is made in preparation for festivals such as Holi, Makarshakrantri, and Diwali. Gur Para makes for a great homemade gift because of its long shelf life. It can be stored for up to 2 months in an airtight container. This is a super simple recipe that only requires a few ingredients.

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Kadhi Pakoras

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Kadhi is a very popular dish throughout India. Kadhi is a blend of yogurt and besan (gram flour) with besan pakoras. Kadhi is served with plain white rice.

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Lauki Vadi Ki Sabji

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Laucki is also known as Bottle gourd. This is a healthy and wholesome lentil and vegetable main dish. I like making Lauki as it is mild in taste and easy to digest. I usually will serve this with plain rice or rotis.

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Makhana Matar Curry

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Makhana Matar Curry is a delicious gravy-based dish. This can be a tasty side dish for formal dinner or even a quiet dinner with a few friends. Makhana and matar is made with a spicy tomato and cashew gravy. I like to serve with fresh hot puris or white rice.

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New Vegetable Kathi Roll – Frankie

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Vegetable Kathi Rolls are a popular Mumbai street food. Vegetable Kathi rolls are the perfect meal for any time. These are also a great vegan treat. This recipe is super easy to put together and it makes for the perfect lunchbox or tiffin meal. Also, this is my version of Spring Roll.

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Palak Pakora (Crispy Spinach Fritters)

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Palak Pakoras are a crispy and flavorful snack, and quite possibly the tastiest compliment for your afternoon tea.

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Punjabi Chole

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Punjabi cholas are best compliment with baturas. The combination is known as chola batura. This is a mouth-watering dish.

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