Jain Pitla

This popular Maharashtrian dish has been altered to suit the Jains. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jain Pitla

Main Ingredients Gram flour (besan), Oil
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jain Pitla

  • 3 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Green chillies chopped
  • 5-6 Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup Cabbage chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add green chillies, curry leaves and cabbage and mix well.
  2. Add some water alongwith add turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and gram flour, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add lemon juice and chopped coriander and mix well.
  4. Serve hot garnished with a coriander sprig.

Nutrition Info

Calories 314
Carbohydrates 26
Protein 9.8
Fat 18.9
Other Fiber Fiber- 9.2gm