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jowar roti recipe | jowar ki roti | jowar bhakri | healthy jowar roti | sorghum roti | with amazing 12 photos.
Jowar roti is an unleavened Indian flatbread which is made with minimum of ingredients, jowar flour and salt. jowar ki roti is famous and consumed more in the Western parts of India. Make jowar roti soft of hard depending on how you like it.
Jowar is one of the top 5 cereals in the world and is also one of the super foods with many health benefits. We have a very easy recipe using jowar that is Jowar roti also known as "Sorghum roti"
We have made this healhy jowar roti with jowar flour and little salt to taste. The only trick is kneading of the dough. All you need to do is take required water in a deep non stick pan get it to boil and add jowar flour to it. Mix well and let it cool. Once it has cooled down a little, knead into a soft dough. Make sure the dough has cooled down or you may burn your hands. Rolling the roti requires skills, traditionally jowar roti is rolled using hands but you can also use a rolling pin. Once, the jowar bhakri is rolled, place it on a tava, make sure you cook it on a medium flame flipping both the sides and then cooked on a open flame till it puff ups or until brown spots appear on both the sides. Remove it in a plate and smear with ghee.
Jowar roti is super rich in fibre, is gluten free, good for diabetics, high in magnesium and iron also lowers blood pressure and cholesterol. We have used hot water for kneading the dough as it helps in getting the roti soft and even when not served for hours, it doesn't become hard or chewy. But you also need to make sure that you roll out the roti immediately after kneading the dough as if you would keep the dough for a long time, it will loose its moisture and would become splintery which would make rolling difficult. My grandmother would cook it on an earthen clay oven on a chulha which would give a smoky flavor to the roti. Whenever we cook jowar roti at home, i make any Maharashtrian sabzi to eat along.
This traditional and homely jowar roti | jowar ki roti | healthy jowar roti | jowarachi bhakri that is both satiating and incredibly tasty, is super filling and makes a wonderful meal served with any sabzi or had with green chilli thecha or red chilli thecha.
Enjoy jowar roti recipe | jowar ki roti | jowar bhakri | healthy jowar roti | step by step recipe given below.
- To make jowar roti, heat ¾ cup of water in a deep non-stick pan, switch off the flame, add the jowar flour and mix well. Keep aside to cool slightly.
- Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using 1 to 2 tbsp of water if needed.
- Divide the dough into 7 equal portions.
- Take a portion the dough, flatten it slightly and place it on a dusted rolling board and roll with your hands into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame and when hot, place the jowar roti gently over it.
- Cook it till small blisters appear on the surface. Turn over the jowar roti and cook for few more seconds.
- Cook the jowar roti on an open flame till it puffs up and brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Repeat steps 4 to 7 to make 6 more rotis.
- Serve the jowar roti immediately.
Jowar Roti recipe with step by step photos
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roti
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