Jowar flour cooked in a spicy yogurt mixture and sesame seeds. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Main Ingredients Jowar flour, Green chillies
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Khichu

  • 1 cup Jowar flour
  • 3 Green chillies
  • 10 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • to taste Salt
  • a pinch Soda bicarbonate
  • 2 tablespoons Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds (til)
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder


  1. Heat 1½ cups water in a deep non stick pan. Grind green chillies, garlic and ginger with a little water to a fine paste. Add this paste to the water along with salt, soda and yogurt and mix well.
  2. Add jowar atta and cook, stirring to avoid lumps.Add sesame seeds and mix. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add oil and cumin powder and mix again. Cover and cook till it leaves the sides of the pan. Serve hot immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 868
Carbohydrates 114.9
Protein 18.8
Fat 37
Other Fiber Fiber- 17.4gm