How to make Healthy Jowar Khichdi

Jowar contains more fiber and protein than rice and wheat. Jowar is a good source of antioxidants.

Eating khichdi might aid in the body’s detoxification process, maintaining digestive balance and assisting in weight loss. 

 jowar is digested slowly, thus leading to maintained and stable blood Sugar levels. Being rich in fibre, Jowar gives a feeling of satiety, when consumed.

This is good low glycemic food,good for weight loss.


Jowar Grains -1/2 Cup

Sprouted Horse Gram (Channe ki Dal)-2 Tbsp

Oil- 2 tbsp

Mustard Seeds -1/2 Tsp

Jeera-1 Tsp

Turmeric Powder 1/2 Tsp

Salt -1/2 Tsp

Green Chillies-2

Chopped Ginger -1 Tsp

Asafoetida -1/8 Tsp

Mixed Vegetables ( Carrot, beans, peas and capsicum) -1 Cup

Chopped Coriander Leaves -2 Tbsp

Curry leaves- 10

Serving Size: 1 bowl


1. Soak Jowar grains for 15 hours and pressure cook adding 3 cups of water along with horse-gram for 20 mins.

2. In a pan add oil and temper mustard seeds, jeera, green chillies, ginger, asafoetida .

3. Add veggies, curry leaves and saute till they become soft.

4. Add salt, turmeric powder and and the cooked jowar with water and simmer for 10 minutes or till it becomes little dry.

5. Switch off when the khichdi is little soggy.

6.The water is absorbed once cooled.

7. Sprinkle coriander leaves and serve warm.

Nutritional Value Of Jowar khichdi –

Protein-5 gm
calories-138 cal

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