Jowar Roti with Palak and Paneer Gravy

By      27-Sep 2023       Reading Time: 3 Mins

Jowar Roti with Palak and Paneer Gravy

Make your dinner nutritious and unique with this recipe of Jowar Roti with Palak and Paneer Gravy. Pairing wholesome jowar roti which is a gluten-free option rich in dietary fiber and essential minerals with a flavorful spinach and paneer gravy, this dish offers a satisfying and nourishing meal.


1 cup jowar (sorghum) flour
Water for kneading
2 cups spinach leaves, washed and chopped
200g paneer (Indian cottage cheese), cubed
1 small onion and 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 green chili, finely chopped (adjust to taste)
1/4 cup low-fat yogurt
1 tablespoon cooking oil or ghee
Salt to taste




  •       In a mixing bowl, combine jowar flour and salt.
  •       Gradually add water and knead to form a soft dough. Divide the dough into small balls.
  •       Roll each ball into a flat disc (roti) using your hands or a rolling pin.
  •       Heat a non-stick pan or tawa over medium heat. Place the rolled roti on the pan and cook until both sides have brown spots. Apply slight pressure with a spatula to puff the roti.
  •       In a pan, heat oil or ghee over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  •       Add chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
  •       Stir in chopped tomatoes and cook until they soften.
  •       Add chopped spinach leaves and cubed paneer to the pan. Cook for a few minutes until spinach wilts and paneer is heated through.
  •       Mix in turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder, and chopped green chili. Cook for another minute.
  •       Reduce the heat and stir in low-fat yogurt. Simmer for a few minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  •       Serve the Jowar Roti with Palak and Paneer Gravy as a wholesome and flavorful Indian dinner.


Jowar Roti with Palak and Paneer Gravy provides vitamin A from spinach for vision health and vitamin C for immune support, while paneer contributes calcium for bone strength and protein for tissue repair.

Calories (including 2 rotis and gravy): ~400-450 kcal
Protein: ~15-18g
Carbohydrates: ~40-45g
Dietary Fiber: ~8-10g
Sugars: ~5-6g
Fat: ~20-22g



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