Jowar Khichu ( Know Your Flours )

Jowar Khichu ( Know Your Flours )

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Jowar khichu , a traditional Gujarati snack made using jowar flour, carefully chosen spices and garlic. The sesame seeds add crunch while the garlic and curds enhance the khichu’s flavour. Serve this yummy farsan with sesame oil.

Jowar Khichu ( Know Your Flours ) recipe - How to make Jowar Khichu ( Know Your Flours )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Combine 1½ cups of water, ginger-green chilli paste, garlic, sesame seeds, curds, baking soda and salt in a deep non-stick pan and mix well and boil on a high flame for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the jowar flour while stirring continuously with a wooden spoon so that no lumps remain,
  3. Cover and cook on a slow flame for 5 to 7 minutes or till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, while stirring continuously.
  4. While hot, divide the khichu into 4 equal portions and place in greased cups or a mould. Press well using fingers.
  5. Demould the khichu on a serving plate serve immediately garnished with coriander.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. The khichu must be served hot, else it will become lumpy. However, if you wish to make this recipe ahead of time, simply steam in a steamer or double boiler.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy91 cal
Protein2.7 g
Carbohydrates18 g
Fiber2.5 g
Fat0.8 g
Cholesterol0.4 mg
Sodium2.3 mg