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Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Jowar (Sorghum) Fried Rice


          Jowar (Sorghum) is a wonderful substitute to rice. So try this yummy fried rice made of jowar and serve something different to your family. It will be very much appreciated. Add in some of your favourite veggies or some boiled and shredded chicken / prawns for a non-veg. version. It can be relished just as it is or with any side dish. It makes for a wholesome one-pot meal and can be packed for lunch too. So check for a step by step method with pictures to prepare it.









  • 1/2 cup jowar, soaked overnight
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tbsp. ghee
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 4 cloves
  • 1-2 dry red chilies
  • 1-2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. cumin seed
  • 1 tsp. ginger, chopped
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 cup mixed veggies (I used frozen ones)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 7-8 cashew nuts
  • 7-8 almonds
  • 2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped








          Pressure cook the soaked jowar in sufficient water for 15 minutes on a low flame after the first whistle. Drain and keep aside. 

          Heat oil and ghee in a pan. Temper with bay leaves, dry red chilies, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, cumin seeds and ginger. Saute for a few seconds.

           Add the onion and stir fry till light brown. Add the mixed veggies and stir fry for a minute. Now add the boiled jowar, salt, cashews, almonds and garam masala powder.

          Mix Everything well and stir fry for 2-3 minutes. Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with any side dish or relish just as it is. 




                   Heat oil & ghee in a pan. Temper with bay leaves, dry red chilies, cloves                                           cardamom, cinnamon, cumin seeds and ginger. Saute for a few seconds.



                               Add the onion and stir fry till light brown. 




                               Add the mixed veggies and stir fry for a minute. 



                      Add the boiled jowar, salt, cashews, almonds & garam masala powder.



                     Mix Everything well and stir fry for 2-3 minutes. Switch off the flame
                     and garnish with coriander leaves. 






                               Serve with any side dish or relish just as it is. 










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