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Vegetable Dalia

Vegetable Dalia

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  • Author: Dassana Amit
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 2-3 1x


Here is a healthy one pot meal of vegetable dalia. basically, dalia is this the hindi term for broken cereals.


  • 1 cup dalia/broken wheat
  • 1 medium sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • 1 or 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1 medium sized tomato, finely chopped
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • ½ cup chopped potatoes
  • ½ cup shelled green peas/fresh or frozen
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp oil or ghee
  • salt as required


  1. heat oil or ghee in a pressure cooker.
  2. splutter the cumin first in the hot oil.
  3. add chopped onions and saute till they become transparent.
  4. now add chopped ginger, green chilies and saute for some seconds
  5. add tomato and saute for 1 minute.
  6. now add all the veggies and saute for 2 minutes.
  7. keep stirring
  8. rinse the dalia and add to the veggies.
  9. stir for 3-4 minutes.
  10. add 4 cups water and salt
  11. stir and pressure cook for 10-12 whistles till the dalia is cooked well.
  12. if the dalia has not cooked completely, then add some more water and pressure cook for a few whistles more or cook without the lid till they are softened and you get a porridge like consistency.
  13. garnish vegetable dalia with coriander leaves and serve hot or warm.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Side
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