Jowar (Sorghum) is one of the five top cereal crops in the world, along with wheat, oats, corn and barley. The humble ancient grain, Jowar, comes loaded with nutrients compared to rice and wheat. It is a great source of iron, protein, and fiber and contains essential antioxidants that work towards lowering cholesterol levels and keeping other cardiac diseases at bay. The next good thing about this super grain is that it is gluten-free and weight loss friendly. Bring a healthy spin to your snack options and try our delightful gluten-free jowar cookie. You may also use jowar flour to make breads, pancakes, rotis and pizza crusts. Experiment with jowar flour and start creating your own stellar dishes.
- 1 cup Healthy Alternatives Jowar Flour
- 2-3 tbsp of milk or as needed
- 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup peanuts
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- A pinch of salt
1.Preheat the oven to 180 degree C, lay the peanuts on a baking tray and
bake them for 8 – 9 minutes. After they are well done and have cooled down, remove the skin of the peanuts by rubbing them against your palm. Roughly grind the peanuts and set aside.
2.In a bowl, mix the flour, cocoa powder and salt together and set aside.
3.Take another bowl to combine the softened butter and sugar. Beat it until it’s light and fluffy.
4.Add the mixed flour to the butter mixture and combine it with some milk to form a soft dough.
5.Make round shaped balls from the dough and place them on a baking tray. Flatten them from one side and set them to bake for 15-18 minutes.
6.Let the cookies cool down before removing them off the tray and preferably store them in an airtight container.