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Wholesome Jowar Khichdi


When in doubt, have khichdi! Yes, for all the people who think rice and rotis aren’t their style, they can enjoy the subtle yet amazing khichdi. While we all do have our own kinds of khichdis, Truweight brought an all new version of healthy khichdi. This jowar khichdi is definitely a great way to satiate your hunger. Jowar is a gluten-free, high-protein, cholesterol-free grain that is also rich in many essential nutrients such as dietary fibre, iron, phosphorus, and thiamine. We have sprinkled a generous dose of antioxidants in the form of colourful bell peppers! So indulge in this warm comfort on a cold day or when you don’t feel quite up to the spicy foods yet!

Servings: 1
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Level of cooking: High


Whole Jowar – 50gm
Onion – 50gm
Yellow Bell Pepper – 25gm
Red Bell Pepper – 25gm
Green Bell Pepper – 25gm
Zuccini – 25gm
Milk – 100 ml
Coriander Leaves – A few
Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice – 1 tsp
Green Chillies – 2 tsp
Oil – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Salt – to taste


  1. Soak jowar overnight in water. Next day, drain all the water.
  2. Add 1 cup of water and salt to the jowar in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep the cooked whole jowar aside without draining the water.
  4. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds to it.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, green chillies, red, green, yellow capsicum and the zucchini and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Add a little salt, cooked jowar (along with the water), mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the water dries up, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add milk to it and mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Serve immediately.



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  1. Asha says

    Is these all recipe apt for weight loss??