Dalia –Broken Wheat – is low in calories, high on fiber, low GI index and Rich in protein. It is also loaded with essential vitamins. For health freaks or weight watchers traditional indial super food – dalia is a perfect option for breakfast/lunch.

 

 

You can prepare in various ways with milk and nuts or with vegetables. Vegetable dalia or vegetable upma is a best option for any meal for who wants to lose weight.

Vegetable dalia is easy to digest and rich in protein n minerals. So this is a best option for babies and toddlers too.

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You can also try our other diet recipes too :

Here I am presenting detailed recipe for vegetable dalia. You can add vegetables of your choice.

Vegetable Dalia
 
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Vegetable dalia is easy to digest and rich in protein n minerals. So this is a best option for babies and toddlers too.
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2 - 3
Ingredients
  • Dalia – Broken wheat – ¾ cup
  • Onion – 1 chopped
  • Tomato – 1 chopped
  • Carrot – 1 chopped
  • Capsicum – 1 chopped
  • Green chili – 1 or 2 chopped
  • Curry leaves – 5-6
  • Garlic cloves – 3-4 chopped
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Dry red chili – 1
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Hing – a pinch
  • Red chili powder – ½ -1tsp
  • Coriander powder – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric – ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala – ¼ tsp
  • Salt according to taste – 1.5 tsp
  • Water – 2 cup for cooking
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing ( optional )
Instructions ( 1 cup = 250 ml, 1 tbsp = 15 ml, 1 tsp = 5 ml)
  1. Wash the dalia and soak it in enough water for 30 min.
  2. Meanwhile chop the vegetables.
  3. Heat a pan. Add ghee and oil.
  4. Add mustard seeds. When they starts to crackle add cumin seeds.
  5. When they splutter add hing. Add dry red chilli, bay leaf, green chilli, curry leaves and garlic cloves.
  6. Saute for a minute. Add onion and pinch of salt.
  7. Cook till turns into light brown.
  8. Add all vegetables and ¼ tsp of salt.
  9. Cover & cook till turn soft.
  10. Add all dry spices and salt. Saute for a minute.
  11. Add drained dalia. Mix well.
  12. Saute till turns into light brown.
  13. Add 2 cup water. Bring to boil.
  14. Cover & cook on slow flame.
  15. Stir in between. Cook until water get absorbed completely.
  16. You can pressure cook this until 2 whistles.
  17. Serve hot vegetable dalia with spoonful of Ghee and curd, papad, pickle of your choice.