What is it called in different languages?
English: sorghum/ jowar
Telugu: jonnalu
Tamil: cholam
Marathi: jwari
Kannada: jolal

About jowar: It is a healthy fiber rich millet which belongs to poaceae family. The other common names of jowar are durra, egyptain millet, khafir corn. It is a rich source of proteins, fiber, iron, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, thiamine, riboflavin, folate. There are two types of jowar yellow and white. They both differ with respect to their glycaemic indices.

  1. yellow jowar
  2. white jowar

– Promotes gut health
– Reduces the risk of cancer
– Protects heart health
– Regulates blood sugar levels
– Eases digestion
– Strengthens bones
– Improves hemoglobin level
– Aids in weight loss

– You can make roti –
– Can make dosa –
– You can make khichdi –
– Can make jowar idly –
– You can make pancakes –
– Can make bread –
– You can make upma –
– Can make snacks –