Jowar Ki Litti (Baked Dumplings made with Sorghum)

Spiced sattu stuffed Sorghum dumplings roasted on charcoal



  • Sorghum flour: 2 cups
  • Curd: 2 tbsp
  • Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Salt: 1/2 tsp
  • Water for Kneading: 3/4 Cup
  • Roasted chana dal powder: 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chili Powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Ajwain: 1/4 tsp
  • Achar Masala: 1 tsp
  • Finely Chopped Onions: 1/4 cup
  • Finely Chopped Garlic: 1 tsp
  • Mustard Oil: 1 tsp
  • Water: 2 or 3 tbsp


For Dough
In a bowl, mix Jowar Atta, salt, curd and oil. Lightly mix together to coarse texture, gradually adding water, form into a semi soft dough.

For Filling
Mix all the ingredient sattu, onions, garlic, spices, achar masala and mustard oil. Add spoon or two of water and make a moist dough.

For Litti
Divide the Dough into 8 equal size balls, make an indention in each ball and press the dough.

Place a ball of filling in it and close it from all
the sides.

Preheat the oven at 160 C.

Bake Littis in pre heated oven for 8 to 10 minutes till they get golden in color. Rotate a few times to get even color.

Accompaniment: Aloo Chokha (seasoned mashed potato), Baigan Bharta (roasted and spiced eggplant), pickle, tomato
chutney, fresh coriander chutney

Preparation Time: 40mins
Cooking Time: 30mins
To Serve; 3-4