Masala Jowar Bhakri Recipe

Masala Jowar Bhakri Recipe is made from Jowar, a millet variety that is gluten free. Jowar Bhakri is a traditional breakfast that is popular in Maharashtra and parts of Karnataka. It is popularly called farmer’s breakfast. The Bhakri dough is shaped using hand which requires little skill and practice. Instead of shaping the bhakri directly on the tava, you can grease a banana leaf or parchment paper and shape them. Invert the dough side on to the hot tawa and slowly remove the banana leaf/parchment paper.  Jowar Flour (Sorghum), Onion, Green Chilli, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Curry leaves, Sesame seeds (Til seeds), Ajwain (Carom seeds), Oil, Salt   1 cup Jowar Flour (Sorghum) 1 Onion , finely chopped 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a handful, finely chopped 1 sprig Curry leaves , finely chopped 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds) 1/2 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds) 2 teaspoons Oil Salt , to taste     15   20     To begin making Masala Jowar Bhakri Recipe, in a large mixing bowl, add the jowar flour, salt and mix well.Add the chopped onions, green chillies, coriander leaves, and curry leaves to the bowl and mix well.Pour warm water little by little to make a smooth and soft dough. Divide the dough into equal size balls.Grease a tava with oil and heat.Take one ball and place it on the greased tava.Wet your fingers and spread the dough to make a bhakri.Place the tawa on medium heat and drizzle oil on the sides of the bhakri.Once the bhakri starts to brown on the sides, flip them.You can cover and cook the other side for another 2-3 minutes.Remove the bhakri from the tawa and hold the back of the tawa under running water to cool it down.Once the tava is cool, grease and repeat the above process for the remaining dough.Healthy, nutritious and wholesome Masala Jowar Bhakri is ready to be served.Serve with Hurali Kalu Chutney Recipe, Paruppu Thogayal Recipe or a tangy gravy like Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe.