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Dalia Khichdi

VIEWS 4505

Energy (kcal) - 200

Protein (g) - 3.6

Carbohydrate (g) - 33

Fat (g) - 6

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

When it comes to healthy eating, this power packed complex carbohydrate lunch or dinner meal of cracked/broken wheat or dalia is one of the best. It plays a great contribution in controlling one's body weight. It contains virtually no fats and also free from saturated and trans fatty acids. Not only does it give an appealing taste, but also adds to the crunchiness when eaten. Adding vegetables to the daliya khichdi would increase its overall nutritional content. Daliya khichdi would be complete when eaten with a bowl of cold curds or a yummy vegetable raita.


  • Finely chopped onion, tomato, carrot and french beans -  1 cup
  • Green peas - 10 g
  • Chopped green chilli - 1tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste - ½ tsp
  •  Broken wheat(dalia) -  30 g
  • Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Chopped coriander - to garnish

Step 1 Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds.  Step 2 When the seeds crackle, add the onions, green chilies and ginger-garlic paste, mix well and saute till the onions turn translucent.  Step 3 Add the chopped vegetables and saute for 3 minutes.Add the broken wheat, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt along with 1 cup of water and mix well.  Step 4 Pressure cook for 1-2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Serve hot.

Dalia Khichdi - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 4505


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