- 1 cup jowar flour
- ¾ cup hot water or as required
- ⅛ tsp salt or to taste
Jowar bhakri is a type of bhakri made from sorghum. Bhakri is a type of round and flat unleavened bread that is popular in Maharasthra, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Goa, alongside several Western and Central regions of the Indian subcontinent. You should not mistake bhakri with roti. The former is a bit more coarse than normal wheat-based roti. This dish is very simple to produce and pairs well with a variety of sauces and foods.
One of the primary ingredients in jowar bhakri, sorghum can actually be the healthy ingredient you’ve been looking for. Sorghum is an ancient grain that is also gluten free, making it the perfect food for people suffering from gluten intolerances like celiac disease. Besides helping with gluten intolerances, sorghum also helps to prevent certain types of cancer, regulates diabetes, and improves your digestive health. And sorghum plays a role in red blood cell development, fuel production, and gives you energy boosts.
How to make Jowar Bhakri
Knead dough for jowar roti
Note: Add more of the jowar flour if the dough feels sticky or pasty.
Roll jowar roti
Make jowar roti
You would be surprised at the multiple types of bhakri you could taste and try.