Jowar, Rajgira, Banana and Chia Seeds Bread

Jowar, Rajgira, Banana and Chia Seeds Bread

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An awesomely wholesome loaf chock-full of the goodness of jowar and rajgira flours and chia seeds too. The addition of bananas gives the bread a pleasant, natural sweetness and nice mouth-feel.

This gluten-free and healthy loaf has a rustic flavour and satiating texture, which make it good to have plain, toasted or grilled.

You can also dab some butter and jam on it to make a lovely sandwich. Store this bread in an airtight container and stow it into the fridge, where it’ll stay fresh for 4-5 days.

You can also try other artisan breads like Sourdough Bread or Banana and Walnut Bread.

Jowar, Rajgira, Banana and Chia Seeds Bread recipe - How to make Jowar, Rajgira, Banana and Chia Seeds Bread

Preparation Time:    Baking time:  35 minutes   Baking temperature:  180°C (360°F)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 loaf
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  1. Combine the isabgol and ¼ cup of water in a bowl, mix well and cover it with a lid. Keep it aside 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Combine the yeast, sugar and 2 tbsp of warm water in a small bowl, mix well and cover with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Combine the jowar flour, rajgira flour, arrowroot flour, chia seeds, mashed banana, olive oil, honey, isabgol mixture, yeast-sugar mixture and salt in a deep bowl, mix well and knead it into soft loose dough using enough warm water.
  4. Put the dough in a greased 175 mm. X 25 mm (7" x 3") bread tin. Sprinkle the flax seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and chia seeds evenly over it.
  5. Cover the tin with a damp muslin cloth and keep it aside for 45 minutes.
  6. Bake it in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 30 minutes.
  7. Once the bread loaf has cooled slightly, de-mould it using a butter knife.
  8. 8. Cut it into slices using a sharp bread knife.
  9. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per slice
Energy180 cal
Protein2.5 g
Carbohydrates26.9 g
Fiber4.1 g
Fat7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium198.9 mg


Jowar, Rajgira, Banana and Chia Seeds Bread
 on 15 Aug 20 04:14 PM

what can i use as substitute for isabgol?
Jowar, Rajgira, Banana and Chia Seeds Bread
 on 24 May 20 08:20 AM

I didn''t try yet but surely will try, Im craving for jowar roti, n I''m not finding flour in marks, by curiosity was checking with in seeds to make jowar flour n got this marvelous recipe... thanks....
Tarla Dalal
25 May 20 12:11 PM
   Nilza, thanks for the feedback and hope the bread comes good.
Jowar, Rajgira, Banana and Chia Seeds Bread
 on 18 May 18 06:13 PM

I made this sweet bread and relished by applying some warm butter. The sweet and salty flavor works heavenly! Also, the chia seeds added a crunch to it.