Jowar (sorghum) flakes poha

Easy and nutritious delicacy for early morning breakfast or along with high tea. Poha is indeed a healthy breakfast snack preferred in India and if it is prepared with healthy flakes of Jowar, it becomes just another healthiest recipe ever.

Preparation time: 15 Minutes

Cooking time: Just gets ready in 10 minutes

Serving: Per Person


  • 1 cup Jowar (Sorghum) Flakes
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 table spoon Groundnuts
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves, curry leaves and green chillies
  • Pinch of Mustard seeds
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 table spoon fresh grated coconut
  • Salt as per taste
  • Cooking oil, as required


  1. Take one cup of Jowar (Sorghum) Flakes in a colander. Pour 1 cup of water over the flakes. Allow it to soak for 5 minutes. Since Jowar (Sorghum) Fakes is Gluten Free, soaking them for long would make them soggy. We just have to make the Jowar (Sorghum) Flakes moist.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.
  3. Add groundnuts and sauté them till they turn little brown. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Allow them to crackle.
  4. Add finely chopped curry leaves, turmeric powder, finely chopped onions and chilies. Sauté till the onions turn brownish.
  5. Add the moist Jowar (Sorghum) Flakes. Sprinkle salt as per taste. Mix it gently and thoroughly.
  6. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and fresh grated coconut. Serve hot.

Enjoy your Gluten free breakfast

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