At around 10 to 12 months of age, your baby needs added nutrition to fulfil his growing developmental needs. This is the right age to include different kinds of flours in your baby’s diet and jowar or sorghum flour can help your baby get the much-needed dose of calcium, phosphorus, iron, and potassium. I tried feeding this roti to my kiddo and I was amazed when he liked it and asked for more. This gives me all the more reasons to try such recipes that are more traditional and still healthy and nutritious.
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Why jowar flour?
Jowar or sorghum has a cold potency so that means you can enjoy it during summers as a coolant. I won’t mind enjoying jowar or sorghum flour recipes during winters too because I believe in a balanced diet – mixing and matching ingredients to make the most of everything.
Jowar benefits skin in numerous ways. It has anti-aging properties, anti-cancer and anti-melanoma properties as well. Its benefits for skin stem from its bioactive cosmeceutical ingredients with anti-wrinkle potential.
Perhaps sorghum flour is a weight loss pal too. Since sorghum is loaded with fiber, it helps you feel full for a long time. That means you are unlikely to feel hungry
What does that mean?
Do not wait. Reach out for sorghum flour today!
One way to include jowar benefits is to by start eating jowar roti. If you are wondering how to make jowar roti without breaking, read the recipe.
Gud ki roti is a favorite dish among kids. It is trying Indian bread that you can serve along with Indian curries. Usually, we serve jaggery rotis with some white butter or fresh curd, but you can even serve them plain.
How to make jaggery jowar roti:
1. ½ cup Slurrp Farm Jaggery Powder
2. 1-1.25 cup jowar flour
3. 1 tspn fennel seeds
4. 1 tbsp ghee
5. A banana leaf or a zip lock bag
1. Take ½ cup Slurrp farm jaggery powder and add 2 tablespoons of water.
2. Mix well and keep aside for 45 minutes or till the jaggery dissolves.
3. Mix 1-1.25 cup Jowar Flour, 1 tspn Fennel Seeds, 1 Tablespoon Ghee in a bowl. Strain the jaggery solution if needed and knead this mixture into a smooth dough. If the dough is wet add little flour.
4. Take a banana leaf or zip lock bag. Apply some ghee on the surface. Make a medium size ball with the dough.
5. With a rolling pin roll a small roti (size of puri). The roti should be slightly thicker than stuffed paratha.
8. Gently remove the roti from the banana leaf. Place it on a hot tava. Roast the roti on a low – medium flame.
9. Flip the roti when one side is brown. Add a little ghee on top if you like. Flip the roti couple of times till its evenly roasted.
10. Serve the roti when it's warm. With Ghee, white butter or eat it plain.