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Masala Nutchu (Broken jowar khichadi)

Broken jowar or so called as jowar nutchu is really good for health. The khichadi prepared from it with lot of vegetables makes it tasty and healthy meal dish.

Jowar Khichadi


  1. 1 Cup broken jowar (nutchu)
  2. 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  3. 1 Small cup green peas
  4. Red and green capsicum finely chopped ( small cup)
  5. 1 Medium size onion finely chopped
  6. Fresh curry leaves
  7. Fresh coriander leaves
  8. 4 tbsp. oil
  9. Salt as per taste
  10. 1 tbsp. mustard seeds
  11. A pinch of turmeric powder
  12. 1 Tbsp sugar


  • Take  a bowl of broken jowar add water to it and keep it in water for few mins. Then drain all the water  and keep aside.
  • Take  a  container on heater and add oil to it. Once the oil is hot add mustard seeds allow it  to crackle.
  • Add turmeric powder, curry leaves, onion, green chillies and fry till onion is golden brown.
  • Now add capsicum and green peas and fry till they are soft.
  • Add 3 cups of water, salt, sugar and coriander leaves.
  • Once the water starts boiling add the broken jowar and keep on stirring so that no lumps should be formed.
  • Cook till the khichadi becomes bit thick.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.



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