Jowar Bhakri | Jowar Roti | Jolada Roti Recipe

Jolada rotti is an unleavened Indian bread made out of jowar (sorghum), originating from North Karnataka. It is coarser than a roti.

Course Indian Breads, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Preeti Garg


  • 2 Cups Jowar Flour
  • 1 Tsp. Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cup Warm Water
  • Wheat Flour for Dusting
  • Ghee for Serving


  1. Combine jowar flour, salt and add warm water slowly to knead the flour. 

  2. Keep aside for 5 minutes to set and again knead it. Divide the dough into 5-6 equal portions.

  3. Heat the tawa on medium flame. 

  4. Roll it by using little wheat flour and roll in round shape. Dust off the extra flour from the roti. 

  5. Place them on hot tawa one by one, turn it over after lower side is cooked. 

  6. Now spread water over the roti with help of hand to remove excess dough. 

  7. Cook the roti on a low flame till to both sides turn brown and cooked. 

  8. Spread the ghee or butter and serve it with chutney or curries.