Jowar Bhakri, Healthy Jowar Bhakri

Jowar Bhakri, Healthy Jowar Bhakri

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Jowar Bhakri is a simple tradiaitonal Maharashtrian recipe which forms an integral part of their main course. Making jwarichi bhakri requires only 3 to 4 ingredients. Learn how to make jowar bhakri in a step-by-step photos.

Flours of millets like jowar add a rustic touch to bhakris. The homely aroma that emanates from the kitchen when you cook a Jowar Bhakri itself will give you a very content and comforting feel. To make jowar bhakri, we have combined jowar flour with a little whole wheat flour to make the rotis easier to roll and to improve their texture.

Remember when you make jowar bhakri, the dough should be soft and the bhakri should be cooked uniformly. This is to ensure that it puffs up evenly when cooked on the open flame. Smear ½ teaspoon of ghee on it before serving to make it more flavourful .

Healthy jowar bhakri is truly wholesome. It’s brimming with iron, fibre , protein and a few trace minerals. Those aiming to increase their hemoglobin levels must also include jowar bhakri to their meals.

Plain jwarichi bhakri tastes the best when served immediately on cooking. Methi Pitla or Cauliflower Greens Pitla, an ideal match for Jowar Bhakri. You can also serve Green Chilli Thecha or Red Chilli Thecha and some onions as an accopmpaniment.

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Jowar Bhakri, Healthy Jowar Bhakri recipe - How to make Jowar Bhakri, Healthy Jowar Bhakri

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 bhakris
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Ingredients
Method
For jowar bhakri

    For jowar bhakri
  1. To make jowar bhakri, combine the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough warm water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), place the bhakri on it and turn it over after a 1 minute.
  5. Cook on the other side for another 1 minute or till light brown spots appear on the surface.
  6. Then turn it over onto an open flame and cook on both sides for a few seconds till it puffs up. Remove from the flame and keep aside.
  7. Repeat steps 3 to 6 to make 5 more jowar bhakris.
  8. Serve the jowar bhakri immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per bhakri
Energy75 cal
Protein2.3 g
Carbohydrates15.7 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat0.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.3 mg
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If you like jowar bhakri

  1. If you like Jowar Bhakri, also try other jowar based recipes like
    1. Jowar Palak Appe
    2. Jowar veggie Wrap
    3. Jowar Bajra Besan Thalipeeth

Notes for Jowar Bhakri recipe

  1. Jowar Bhakri is an  iron rich recipe which can help to increase hemoglobin levels and set fatigue aside.
  2. To make it more iron rich use equal quantities of jowar and bajra flour and add some greens of your choice too. 
  3. Remember to knead soft dough so rolling becomes easier and you get soft bhakri.
  4. Roll the bhakris uniformly so they puff up well.
  5. These bhakris are a good source of protein and fiber too. They are perfect for those with high blood sugar levels and high cholesterol levels both.  

For Jowar Bhakri recipe

  1. To make jowar bhakri recipe| healthy jowar bhakri | jwarichi bhakri | how to make jowar bhakri, first place a cup of jowar flour in a deep bowl. 
  2. To this add little wheat flour. If you wish you can avoid adding the wheat flour and make only jowar flour bhakri
  3. To this add salt as per taste.
  4. Mix all the ingredients very well using your fingertips.
  5. Add enough water and knead into a soft dough.
  6. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  7. Take a portion the dough of healthy jowar bhakri, flatten it slightly and place it on a dusted rolling board.
  8. Roll with your hands into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using some wheat flour or jowar flour for rolling. This method of rolling with hands is traditional, however you can also roll lightly using a rolling pin.
  9. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame and when hot, place the jwarichi bhakri gently over it. Cook jowar bhakri recipe| healthy jowar bhakri | jwarichi bhakri | how to make jowar bhakri till small blisters appear on the surface. This would take around 1 minute.
  10. Turn over the roti and cook for 1 minute.
  11. Cook healthy jowar bhakri on an open flame till it puffs up and brown spots appear on both the sides.
  12. Serve healthy jowar bhakri immediately. If you wish you can apply ½ tsp of ghee on the bhakri.

Nachni Bhakri

  1. If you like Jowar Bhakri, also try other famous Maharashtrian delicacy Nachni Bhakri. See detailed recipe of Nachni Bhakri. For Nachni Bhakri  

    Ingredients
    1 cup ragi (nachni / red millet) flour
    salt to taste
    ragi (nachni / red millet) flour for dusting

    Method
    1. Combine the nachni flour and salt in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough warm water.
    2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
    3. Flatten a portion of dough on a dusted plastic sheet to make a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using your fingers.
    4. Lift the roti with the plastic sheet and invert the roti on a hot non-stick tava (griddle) and apply little water on it and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
    5. Turn it over and cook for another 1 minute or till light brown spots appear on the surface.
    6. Then turn it over onto an open flame and cook on both sides for a few seconds till it puffs up.
    7. Repeat steps 3 to 6 to make 3 more bhakris.
    8. Serve immediately.
     

Reviews

Jowar Bhakri, Healthy Jowar Bhakri
 on 29 Sep 17 09:26 AM
5

This bhakri recipe is not only quick and easy but also is healthy to eat on a regular basis...