Sahaja Yellow Jowar
Item Code: MLYJWTEM
White Jowar/Sorghum Millet (Jonna), a popular Indian crop belonging to the grass family,Gramineae, is gluten-free, rich, bitter and fibrous in nature. It is made by grinding the organically grown small round yellow grains of jowar. Sahaja Yellow Jowar Millets are organically grown, pesticide free and are procured directly from our farmer. It is a good, healthy and a nutritious food item!
Nutritional values - This yellow variety is rich in carotenoids like beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin, proteins like iron, copper, zinc, potassium, phosphorus but low in calcium and sodium. High dietary fibre, and a complex carbohydrate source. Excellent source of antioxidant phytochemicals such as polyphenols, flavonoids and condensed tannins.
Health benefits - The extra plant pigments are good for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Manages obesity, facilitate digestion, regulate blood sugar levels, curbs the risk of high blood pressure and strokes. Good for weight watchers as the fibre takes longest time to digest. Build muscles, good for Diabetic & gluten intolerant people.
Cooking tips - As it is gluten-free, it lacks the elasticity like in wheat flour or white flour, and one can shape rotis with their palm. Can also be mixed with other flours to make other dishes. Jowar kernels can be steamed, boiled, added to soups or stews. Popped over fire or roasted jowar kernels are eaten as a snack with seasoning. The flour can be used in Indian breads like Bhakris (thick chapatis), Thalipeeth, Gujarati snacks like Khichu, Khakra Muthia (Gujarati Dumpling), Panki, etc. and even cakes, cookies, breads. Can be used in porridges, Tacos (wheat flour, jowar flour, butter and warm water).