Diet,  Health

Jowar Roti Recipe

Blog By : Vaishali khanna – BFY Faculty

Rich, bitter-y and fibrous in texture, this millet is grown in abundantly across india but often loses out owing to the wheat fixation that runs in our country. Being good in protein, iron and copper, this gluten free grain has been known to play a crucial role in cellular function and repair. The rich quantity of potassium and phosphorus helps lower cholesterol and manage high blood pressure. Most importantly, the grain is incredible rich in fibre and hence should be part of your daily diet.

 

Jowar roti recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup jowar flour/ sorghum flour/ jolada hittu
  • ¾ cup hot water or as required to knead the dough
  • ½ cup jowar flour / sorghum flour/ jolada hittu for dusting

 

Method:

  • Firstly, in a large mixing bowl or kadhai take jowar flour and make a well in the centre
  • Furthermore, add ¾ cup hot water and knead to smooth dough
  • Take a small ball sized dough and make a ball out of it
  • Further, pat and flatten with the help of palm and finger.
  • Also dust the work station with little jowar flour to prevent roti from sticking while patting
  • Now pat gently with one hand and the other side to get round shape
  • Make sure to dust with jowar flour if required
  • Further, with both hands pat as thin as possible
  • Also dust off excess flour from the roti
  • Put the flattened dough onto the hot tawa
  • Spread water over the roti with help of hand or wet cloth removing excess flour
  • Wait until the water evaporates then flip it to the other side
  • Press gently and cook both sides
  • Serve warm with dal and sabzi for a complete balanced meal

 

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