Nepali Teej Recipes

Teej is coming near and only the lady taking brat (fasting) can know the importance of  Nepali Teej Recipe. Teej is a fasting ritual observed each year by women for the longevity of their relationship with her husband. Find some of the best Teej Recipe for vegetarians for Nepalese women.

Not even a glass of water is drank on the day of teej. So, you need to take nutritious diet on the night before teej that will help you sustain in the day of teej.

Easy to make Nepali Teej Recipes ( 1 serving = 4 person)

Given below are easy to make recipes for teej that can be taken on dar khane din:

Kheer (Rice Pudding)

Kheer Recipe


Ingredients for  Kheer

Rice (would be better if its taichin rice)     1cup

Milk                                                                    1lit

chopped cashew nuts (Kaju)                        half tablespoon

Chopped Coconut                                          half tablespoon

Clove                                                               2-3 pcs

Raisin                                                             6-7 pcs

Sugar                                                              1tablespoon


Wash rice in plain water

Mix milk, chopped cashew nuts, chopped coconut, clove, raisin and sugar in cooking pot and cook it for 10-15 minutes. For extra taste, you can add grated carrot in pudding.

Puri Bhaji

puri bhaji recipe

Necessary Ingredients

Wheat Flour 200gm

Steamed chickpea  1 cup

Sunflower Oil    50 ml

Chopped Onion 3 tablespoon

Garlic and Onion paste 1 spoon

Chopped Tomato  2 tablespoon

Curry powder, salt, cumin and coriander powder  to taste

Chopped Green Coriander Leaves     1 tablespoon

Turmeric powder and chopped green chilli     as required

Tej Patta (Bay Leaves) leaves


Make dough out of flour by mixing it with water.

Knead gently the dough to make it smooth.

Separate the dough into smaller pieces.

Roll each pieces to give it a circular and keep on spreading the area of that dough to make it as thin as possible.

Heat oil in deep vessel and dip the flat flour in oil to make puri.

Next, add oil in heated pan.

Add onion and bay leaves in oil.

When onion changes to golden color, place diced potatoes and chickpea in oil

Pour turmeric powder, coriander, paste of onion and garlic,coriander and cumin powder, chilli and tomato to taste and cook it for 5minutes and vaji will be ready to be served.

Aloo Dum / Alu Dum

Aloo Dum is also famous recipe item for teej festival.

aloo dum or alu dum

Necessary Ingredients

Steamed Potatoes 180 gm

Sunflower Oil 50 ml

Cardamom (elaichi) 5- 6 pcs

Cinnamon (Dalchini) 2 pcs

cardamom powder half spoon

Red Chilli 2 pcs

Tomato puree 50 gm

Chilli Powder 10 gm

Coriander Powder 1 spoon

Garlic Paste 1 spoon

Salt to taste

Soup Powder 1 spoon


Wash potatoes with plenty of water.

Add salt to water and then poured those washed potatoes in it.

Steam the potatoes.

Pill the skin of potatoes and cut them in pieces.

Add oil to pan. When oil gets heated, pour diced potatoes in oil to fry those potatoes.

Take a different pan and then add turmeric powder,red chilli, cinnamon, garlic paste, salt and other spices in sunflower oil.

Add tomato puree to the spices.

Place already fried potatoes to the pan and cook them for 5 minutes.

Add soup powder at the end after everything is cooked.


Nepali Teej Recipe

Necessary Ingredients

Maida Flour 2 cup

Milk 3 cup

Smashed Banana 2 pcs

Chopped coconut 2spoonful

Chopped Cashew nuts 1 spoonful

Raisin 15 pcs

Sooji (Semolina) Flour 1 spoonful

sugar 2 cups

Cardamom (elaichi) 4 pcs

Water 3 cups

Ghee 1cup


Add milk to the mixture of maida flour, banana, coconut, raisin&sooji flour till it become thick and viscous fluid

In separate vessel, prepare a syrup by adding sugar in water

Now, prepare malpuwa by pouring small amount of that viscous fluid in heated oil

When Malpua is prepared, dip it in a syrup for one minute before serving.


Bhatare is the most popular dish in Nepali teej.



Rinsed Rice grains



Soak rice grains in water about an hour prior to cooking Bhatare

Heat pure ghee in pan

Pour soaked rice grains in ghee and stir it well

Add water to the rice grains in a way that the rice grains are just dipped in water

Cover the rice for few minutes.

Remember to stir rice in every few minutes till it is fully cooked.

So, make this teej extra special by choosing from our different vegetarian recipes for tij.

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