Jain Osaman

Strained water of cooked moong mixed with spices, jaggery and salt and tempered. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Jain Osaman
Main Ingredients whole green grams, Ghee
Cuisine Jain
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet and Sour
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jain Osaman

  • 1 cup whole green grams soaked
  • to taste Ghee
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 1/2 inch pieces Cinnamon
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 4-5 Mustard seeds
  • 15-20 Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger-green chilli paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Jaggery (gur) grated
  • 1 teaspoon Yogurt
  • a few drops Lemon juice


  1. Cook moong in 6 cups water with salt till it is completely cooked and soft.
  2. Strain the stock and use it for this dish. Use the moong for some other dish.Heat ghee in a deep non stick wok. Add asafoetida, cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, mustard seeds, curry leaves, ginger-green chilli paste and a little water and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder and mix. Add moong stock, jaggery and mix well. Adjust salt and simmer for 3-4 minutes.Add yogurt and mix well. While serving pour over hot steamed rice and drizzle a few drops of lemon juice.You can also serve it as a soup.

Nutrition Info

Calories 990
Carbohydrates 131.4
Protein 52.9
Fat 28.1
Other Fiber Fiber- 21.9gm