Ayambil Waffles are simple waffles made with Moongdal. It cooks easily in a waffle maker without oil. They turn out fluffy and crunchy and can be paired along with Dalia ni Chutney that can be eaten during Ayambil tap. 

I am sharing this recipe as there are many of us who are not able to make it to the temple but would love to do Ayambil. You can make these waffles easily at home.  By all means I do not mean to tempt you in eating this as it defeats the purpose of the fast. I am just giving you an option that can be made at home easily. Hope this helps you. Michami Dukhadam and Tapasvi Satama Rehjo. 

The whole idea of the Oli is to control the taste buds. During this Oli  you can’t have dairy, vegetables, spices, fruits, sugar and oil. You can only drink boil water and eat once a day. Most jain temples offer lunch service for people who wants to do Oli. I am sharing this recipe as there are many of us who are not able to make it to the temple but would love to do Ayambil.

What can you eat? 

You can eat boiled grains like lentils, rice ,wheat and more 

Balwan salt that is a roasted salt 

Black pepper powder 

Hing powder 

Ginger powder 

There are many people who skips the salt and black pepper as well but that is your preference. 


Ayambil Waffles | Ayambil recipe

Shri Navpad Ayambil ni Oli is a jain festival of 9 days . Navpad stands for 9 posts in Sanskrit and during this Oli Jains pay homage to 9 supreme posts of Universe. The Oli is followed twice a year and both occur during seasonal changes. The scientific reason for the Oli is to detoxify the body and meditate to give benefits to mind, body and soul. 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Course Appetizer, lunch
Cuisine jain food
Servings 2 waffles


  • 1/2 cup yellow moong dal soaked in water for few hours
  • Balwan Salt as needed
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp hing powder asafetida


  • Soak the moong dal for few hours
  • One the dal is soft, drain the water and add salt, black pepper powder and hing powder
  • Grind it in a blender jar and add water if needed to form a thick batter
  • Turn on the waffle maker and let it heat
  • Pour the batter in the waffler maker and let it cook
  • After 7 minutes, open and flip the waffle
  • Cook for another 7 minutes
  • Serve the waffles with Dalia ni Chutney
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