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Jowar Atta

Also Known As : Sorghum flour


Taste Profile

It has a mild sweet, nutty taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Jowar Atta can be used on its own or can be mixed with wheat flour to make breads.
  2. It can also be used to make theplas and bhakhri, dhokli and khakhras.
  3. It can be used to make jowar rotis and parathas as well.

Common names and forms

  1. Jawar Flour
  2. Jowar (Sorghum) Flour
  3. Jowar Flour
  4. Sorghum Flour
  5. White Sorghum Flour
  6. Whole Grain Sorghum Flour
  7. Whole Jowar Flour


Jowar Atta is flour prepared by grinding small and round, white colored grains of jowar. The flour is beige or white in color and has fine powder like consistency. It has a soft and smooth texture.

Health benefits

  • Jowar atta is high in fiber and is good for digestive, hormonal and cardiovascular health.(1)
  • It is a good source of antioxidants that helps to reduce the risk of diabetes, cancer and heart diseases.(1)
  • It helps to fight obesity, weight gain and metabolic complications.(1)
  • It is slowly digested and helps in balancing blood sugar level in the body.(1)
  • It is gluten free and non- GMO (genetically modified ingredients) and thus prevents allergies.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose Jowar Atta with no lumps or moisture in it. Also check for its "use-by" date on the packaging.

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