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Jowar Bhakri (Jwari Bhakri)

 Published 2012-May-17   Updated 2017-Oct-16

- Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Sorghum Roti, Jowar Flatbread, Jwari Bhakri)

Recipe For Jowar Bhakri


  • Jowar atta - 3 cups
  • Lukewarm water - 3 cups (water may be increased/decreased according to the consistency of the dough)
  • Salt - as needed


  1. In a bowl, add the jowar atta, salt and mix well.
  2. Slowly add the lukewarm water to the atta and knead well to get a smooth dough.
  3. Divide the dough into 4-5 balls.
  4. In a plastic sheet, place the ball and by dipping your palm in water, slowly start patting the same to form a round shape. (NOTE: We cannot roll it with rolling pin like chapati.)

    Jowar Bhakri

  5. Place the same in the hot tava and apply little water on top of it.
  6. When the bottom side is cooked, turn to cook the other side also.
  7. Then directly cook the same on gas like you make the phulkas.

Serving Suggextion

  • Apply butter on top of jowar bhakri and serve hot with lasun or any other chutney/pickle etc.

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Dear Raji, I see you posted this some time ago--I just found it. I have sorgum which I ground to
fine flour yet could not make a dough. I grind my own flour daily from various grains but this sorghum was a fail. It was just crumbly. But you've done it so I'm inspired to try again. Thanks!

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