• ½ cup tur dal 1 large tomato 1 teaspoon dry red chilli powder 2 teaspoon coriander powder (not roasted) 2 teaspoon jeera powder (not roasted) 100gms carrots 100gms French beans 100gms peas 100gms mushrooms 100gms cauliflower 1 capsicum 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon jaggery ¼ cup curd 1 pinch of garam masala 1 pinch of hing/ asafoetida ½ teaspoon jeera ½ teaspoon aniseeds Salt to taste

This one is an uncommon mix vegetable dish that is made with a seasoning of curd & spices, but without the use of any onion or garlic etc. Hence it is described as Jain which is a religious sect that in its strict vegetarian diet avoids the use of any food that is grown underground/ below the soil.



  1. Boil the veggies. You can use the mix vegetables of your choice.
  2. Also boil the dal/ lentils & tomato together. Mash it well.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons oil, add hing,  jeera & aniseeds. Now add the dhania  & jeera powder & fry well intil ti gives an aroma.
  4. Add chilli powder  fry well for 2 minutes.
  5. Now add the boiled veggies & dal mizture and mix well.
  6. Add curd.
  7. Add tamarind pulp, jaggery, salt, garam masala & cook on slow flame.
  8. The Jain mili juli veggie is ready for serving.

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