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Jowar Roti

By: rajeswari of pune, IN


Filed in Roti, Paratha, Breads

Serves 2 people

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u can add white sesame seeds.u can roll it with the rolling pin if u r not comfortable rolling with the palm.


  • 1 cup Jowar (Barley)
  • 1/4 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 4 garlic pods chopped finely
  • 1 green chilli chopped finely
  • Salt,to taste
  • water as needed


  1. Mix Jowari, wheat flour, salt, chopped garlic pods,green chilli  with water.Please add water little by little. Knead nicely into a soft dough otherwise it will crack.
  2. Divide the dough into 5 equal balls.Sprinkle jowari flour on the platform & place the ball. Pat it with your palm.
  3. Dough should not stick to the platform it should move easily.
  4. Dust the jowari flour again and make it to sound shape like roti of medium size not very thin.
  5. Preheat the tawa and place the roti and sprinkle water on it.
  6. Cook one side till brown spots appears and will take some time to cook. keep the other side on direct flame.It  will puff.
  7. Jowari roti is ready.
  8. Serve hot with Pitlai or tridali dal or baingan bartha or butter and spring onion.

Latest Comments

By rajeswari on 12/10/2009 12:23:00 AM

please apologize it should come under roti and parathas.

By rajeswari on 12/3/2009 2:15:00 AM

Dust the jowari flour again and make it to round shape like roti of medium size not very thin.sorry typing error.

By rajeswari on 12/3/2009 1:53:00 AM

tamil meaning for jowar is cholam

By rajeswari on 12/2/2009 3:47:00 AM

Dear Salma and Khuserv,English name for jowari is Milo.

By Khuserv on 11/21/2009 4:12:00 AM

Hi Rajeshwari, nice to see home made breads, Can you please tell me the English name for Jowari as I'm not very familiar with Indian names.Thank you.

By rajeswari on 11/19/2009 10:10:00 PM

barley looks like paddy but jowari looks like small light yellow beads.it is sorghum flour,cholam flour in tamil as of my knowledge.if u get any details,please inform salma.

By salma on 11/19/2009 12:59:00 PM

hi, nice recipe can u tell me jowari is barley in eng? thx


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