How to make Jain Sizzler -

This sizzler has no root vegetables and therefore can be enjoyed by the Jains.Wholesome sizzler with fresh vegetables made jain style.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Raw bananas (कच्चे केले), Pressed rice (poha) (पोहा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Jain Sizzler

Jain Sizzler Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Jain Sizzler Recipe

  • Raw bananas boiled, peeled and mashed 3-4

  • Pressed rice (poha) soaked 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Sugar ½ teaspoon

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • Cabbage leaves 3-4

  • Noodles boiled 100 grams

  • French beans boiled and cut into diamonds 8-10

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into cubes 150 grams

  • Sweet Corn boiled ½ cup

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Sauce -

  • Tomato puree boiled ½ cup

  • Red chilli flakes ½ teaspoon

  • Mixed herbs 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomato ketchup 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Combine bananas, pressed rice, salt, garam masala powder, green chillies and sugar in a bowl and mix well. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into patties.

Step 2

Heat a non-stick pan. Place patties on it, drizzle oil on it and shallow-fry till crisp and golden from both sides.

Step 3

To make sauce, heat tomato puree in another non-stick pan. Add chilli flakes, dried herbs and salt, mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 4

Add tomato ketchup and little water, stir to mix and cook for 3-4 minutes. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 5

Heat a sizzler plate. Place cabbage leaves on it. Put patties on it, place noodles, beans, cottage cheese, sweet corn all over.

Step 6

Remove sizzler plate onto the wooden base. Pour prepared sauce all over and top with butter.

Step 7

Serve immediately.

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