Jowar flour is a healthy alternative to wheat flour and is gluten-free. It has a higher content of protein. It is rich in antioxidants, Vitamin E & B complex. Rotis made with jowar flour are soft. Jowar contains a good amount of fibre, around 48 percent of what is required by our body on daily basis. It is high in magnesium, copper, and calcium. Jowar, also known as sorghum is a great choice for people who suffer from diabetes and for the ones those who want to lose weight.
How to include Jowar Flour in your daily diet
– Roti: The easiest way to incorporate jowar in your daily diet is through rotis. You can make multi-grain flour by mixing 50 percent jowar and 50 percent of whole wheat, bajra, ragi, and soya.
Jowar Roti Recipe – 3 Easy Ways To Make Jowar Roti
– Idli/dosa: Jowar can also be added to the rice batter prepared for making idli and dosa. You can add jowar to the rice batter in the ratio of 2:1 (jowar and rice respectively).
Instant Jowar Dosa Recipe – Thyroid/PCOS Weight Loss
Benefits of Eating Sorghum(Jowar)
Sorghum has been a part of the human diet for more than 5000 years, with its uses being traced through several civilizations across the world.
There is a study that investigated the hypothesis that a sorghum extract exerts anti-diabetic effects through a mechanism that improves insulin sensitivity. Learn More
- The high dietary fiber content of Sorghum (Jowar) cereal makes it extremely effective for improving digestive health.
- Sorghum is found to be rich in tannin which generates rare enzymes that break down carbohydrates and prevent sugar masses from spiking the glucose levels in the body, thereby protecting you from diabetes.
- The combination of a rich concentration of calcium and magnesium works like a charm for improving bone health.
- Similarly, the combination of copper and iron improves blood circulation in the body.
- Wonderful alternative food for people suffering from gluten allergies.
- Sorghum (Jowar) is also extremely beneficial for maintaining stable energy levels in the body throughout the day.
Foxtail Millet is a Pranic Food and is part of Yogic Lifestyle. An ancient grain, easy to digest, rich in protein and fiber supports good digestion and heart health, and aids weight loss. Learn more.