Every area has its own specific cultural practices that tend to the physical and mental health of the residents. Similarly, the cuisine. And cuisine of Karnataka as rich and varied as it gets.
The favourite food of everyone in North Karnataka is Jolada Rotti. Being a region of farmers, the present generation’s ancestors lived very much associated with the land. They prepared food which could be stored for longer periods. Do you know Jolada Rotti can be stored for a month? And yes, it has numerous health and nutritional benefits.
Nothing can beat a jolada rotti oota (meal), whether it is taste or health benefits it offers.
Jolada rotti or Jawari bhakri is a must in any North Karnataka house, which is not just delicious to taste but also contains good source of nutrients.
The Jolada Rotti is a staple diet of most of the Districts in North Karnataka, where it is eaten with pulse curries such as Jhunka, Enne Gai or with assorted chutneys. Jawar is clearly a superfood as it is a known fact that it is very rich in fibre and hence good for health.
* The magnesium in sorghum regulates the calcium level in the body.
*Magnesium and calcium are important for good bone health.
*Being fibre-rich, it ensures good digestive and intestinal health.