How to make Jowar with Jaggery -

Jowar and jaggery both healthy, both tasty and two together make a delicious sweet.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Sorghum (jowar), Jaggery (gur) (गुड़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Jowar with Jaggery

Jowar with Jaggery Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Jowar with Jaggery Recipe

  • Sorghum (jowar) soaked overnight and cooked 1 cup

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 cup

  • Pure ghee 4 tablespoons

  • Scraped coconut 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cashewnuts halved 1/2 cup

  • Thick coconut milk 1/2 cup


Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep non stick pan. Put ¼ cup scraped coconut in a blender jar. Add 2 tbsps water and blend with a hand blender.

Step 2

Add sorghum to the pan and saute stirring at regular intervals. Add ground coconut and jaggery and stir till jaggery melts.

Step 3

Add green cardamom powder and cashewnuts and mix. Add coconut milk and mix. Let the mixture simmer. Roast the remaining scraped coconut in a non stick pan till fragrant.

Step 4

Garnish the sweet sorghum with roasted coconut and serve hot.

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