Jowar and Sprouts Bhel – A Desi Snack With a Healthy Twist

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Jowar and Sprouts Bhel – A Desi Snack With a Healthy Twist

Jowar and Sprouts Bhel – A Desi Snack With a Healthy Twist

Luke Coutinho (Richa Doshi, Nutritionist and Lifestyle Expert)
Looking for a snack that you can enjoy guilt-free? Try our Jowar and Sprouts Bhel. Made with a medley of colorful vegetables, fiber-rich jowar, coriander-mint chutney, and spices from your very own kitchen pharmacy, this is a snack you cannot miss.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 173 kcal


  • 1/2 cup whole jowar, soaked for 12 hrs and pressure cooked with salt and turmeric and chilled
  • 2 tbsp mixed sprouts, steamed and chilled
  • 2 tbsp tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp cucumber, chopped
  • 2 tbsp onion chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp tamarind chutney
  • 1 tsp coriander and mint chutney
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp roasted cumin
  • ½ tsp jeera powder
  • Rock salt to taste
  • Coriander for garnish


  • In a bowl, add all the ingredients except the coriander. Mix this well.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve.

Optional topping

  • 1 to 2 tbsps of A2 milk or coconut curd


  • Jowar is not only rich in fiber and protein but also contains B vitamins and magnesium that help maintain calcium levels in the body.
  • Adding sprouts adds the required crunch and is rich in B Vitamins and minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc.
  • Eating raw foods in the form of chutneys is beneficial for health as it provides digestive enzymes and reduces inflammation.


Calories: 173kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 5.5gFat: 3.5g
Keyword traditional
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