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Jowar Bhakri



Jowar Bhakri is a type of flatbread made from jowar (sorghum) flour. It is a popular dish in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Gujarat. The dough is made from jowar flour, salt, and water, and is then rolled out into a thin circle and cooked on a hot griddle. The bhakri is usually brushed with ghee or butter and served with a variety of accompaniments such as curries, curd, pickles, and chutneys.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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jowar flour

1 cup


1/2 teaspoon

warm water

1/4 cup


1 tablespoon



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together the jowar flour and salt.

Step 2:

Add the warm water and oil and mix until a soft dough forms.

Step 3:

Knead the dough for a few minutes until it is smooth and pliable.

Step 4:

Divide the dough into small balls.

Step 5:

Take one ball and roll it out into a thin circle.

Step 6:

Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.

Step 7:

Place the rolled out dough onto the pan and cook for a few minutes until it starts to puff up.

Step 8:

Flip the bhakri and cook for a few more minutes until it is golden brown.

Step 9:

Serve the jowar bhakri hot with your favorite accompaniment. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 36922 users have chowed down on Jowar Bhakri a whopping 179237 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Indore, Hyderabad are the top 5 cities gobbling up Jowar Bhakri like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Jowar Bhakri, our users are head over heels in june, july, but the interest cools down in octoberdecember.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Jowar Bhakri is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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