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Suran Ki Sabzi with Jowar Roti By Chef Kunal Kapur

Suran Ki Sabzi with Jowar Roti

Suran ki sabzi and jowar roti make for a tasty and healthy meal. Chef Kunal Kapur shares the step-by-step recipe.
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Cooking Time

12-15 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

10-20 Min



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  • For Suran Ki Sabzi

    • 2 cups diced elephant foot yam

    • water as required

    • rock salt to taste

    • 1 tbsp ghee

    • 1 black cardamom

    • 6-7 cloves

    • 3-4 green cardamom

    • 1 tsp chopped ginger

    • 1 tsp turmeric powder

    • 1 tsp coriander powder

    • 1/2 cup curd

    • rock salt to taste

    • 1 cup mashed tomato

    • 1/2 cup green peas

    • water as required

    • freshly chopped coriander leaves

  • For Jowar Roti

    • 1 cup sorghum flour

    • pinch of rock salt

    • water as required

    • 1-2 tsp ghee


  1. 1

    Chop the elephant foot yam (suran) into small cubes and add it to a pressure cooker along with rock salt and water as required. Pressure cook for 1 whistle and turn off the heat. allow the pressure to release naturally.
  2. 2

    Heat a saucepan with 2 tbsp ghee, add black cardamom, cloves, green cardamom, and 1 tsp grated ginger, 1 tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp coriander powder.
  3. 3

    Add ½ cup curd and mix. Add rock salt as per taste and add 1 cup mashed tomato and let it cook.
  4. 4

    Remove the boiled suran from the pressure cooker, drain the excess water and let it cool for 4-5 mins until it turns hard.
  5. 5

    Add the cooked suran cubes, ½ cup green peas and water as required in the masala mixture, brisk boil for a few minutes and turn off the heat. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
  6. 6

    In a large platter, add 1 cup of sorghum flour, a pinch of rock salt, water and mix it with the flour. Knead it to make a tight dough.
  7. 7

    Cut out small balls from the dough and flatten it evenly with palms.
  8. 8

    Heat a flat pan and place the roti on the pan and roast it from both sides.
  9. 9

    Sprinkle 1-2 tsp ghee to moisten the roti. jowar roti is ready. now serve suran ki sabzi with jowar roti.

Suran ki sabzi and jowar roti is a delicious and filling combination that makes for an excellent meal. Suran ki sabzi is a gravy made with elephant yam, and jowar roti is a flatbread made with sorghum.

The secret of the suran gravy is the curd that gives the gravy a rich taste.

Elephant yam is rich in nutrients and minerals and is good at maintaining blood sugar levels.

Jowar ki roti is a very healthy accompaniment for this yummy and healthy gravy.

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