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Sorghum Pilaf aka Jowar Ghoogri

Sanjeeta KK
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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Recipe Tags

  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 1 cup whole Sorghum
  2. 1 cup chopped coloured Capsicum
  3. 1 large onion
  4. 3-4 garlic pearls
  5. 3 green chillies
  6. 2 tsp. oil
  7. 1/2 tsp. sugar (optional)
  8. Fresh coriander for garnish
  9. Salt to taste
  10. For the Seasoning- 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  11. 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  12. 2-3 cloves
  13. 1 small bay leaf
  14. 1 tsp. lemon juice


  1. Wash and soak Sorghum in water overnight.
  2. Add the Sorghum in a small vessel covered with a lid, place the vessel in a pressure cooker and cook it for about 7-8 whistles.
  3. Chop onion and the coloured capsicum into small cubes. Chop green chillies and crush garlic pearls with a knife or stone.
  4. Heat oil in a wok or kadai and splutter cumin seeds in it.
  5. Add cloves, bay leaf and crushed garlic in the oil and sauté for a second.
  6. Add chopped onion, capsicum, turmeric powder and cook on high heat for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Reduce the flame and add cooked Sorghum, salt and sugar in the wok and let it cook for 5-6 minutes.
  8. Turn the flame off and add chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice and serve this Jowar Ghoogari hot with poppadum or plain curd.

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