Jowar and Vegetable Porridge Video by Tarla Dalal
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If you're bored of the regular breakfast dishes, try this new healthy recipe made using jowar. Jowar is a nutritious cereal with plenty of protein, iron and fibre. The vegetables improve its vitamin A, fibre, folic acid and iron. This vegetable porridge accompanied by a fruit is sure to keep you satiated till lunch and prevent you from bingeing on unhealthy mid-morning snacks like biscuits, nuts,chips etc.
Recipe Description for Jowar and Vegetable Porridge
- Combine the powdered jowar, salt with 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Heat the oil in a deep pan and add the mustard seeds and asafoetida.
- When the mustard seeds crackle, add the mixed vegetables and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Add the cooked jowar mixture, 1½ cups of water and salt, mix well and simmer for 6 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Top with the tomato, onion and coriander and serve immediately.
- To get ½ cup of coarsely ground jowar, grind ½ cup of jowar in a mixer to a coarse powder.
- If the porridge becomes too thick while serving, adjust its consistency by some adding some water.
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