Wheat Dalia or Broken Wheat Upma


Wheat dalia or broken wheat upma with loads of veggies and corns is a savoury dish which can be a good option for breakfast. This dish is very much familiar to the Indian household. Being a complete and substantial meal in itself, high in fibre and low in cholesterol, is quite filling too. Both sweet and savoury breakfast dishes are prepared and relished also with this versatile ingredient.
here I am sharing its savoury version today. Hope you too would give a try to this yummy breakfast dish

Wheat Dalia/ Broken Wheat Upma

Prep time  –  30 minutes

Cooking time – 15 minutes

Course – Breakfast

Cuisine – Indian

Author – Bharti Dhawan


Wheat dalia – 1 cup (soaked for 30 minutes )
Water – 2 cups
Finely chopped carrots, onions and capsicums – 1/2 cup
corns – 1/4 cup
Oil or ghee – 1 tbsp
Salt, pepper, red chilly powder, cinnamon powder and garam masala powder – 2 tsp. each
Cumin seeds-  1 tsp
Whole red chilly- 2-3 nos.

Step By Step

1-  First of all heat oil and ghee in a pan and add whole red chillies. Stir them and add cumin seeds.
2-  When they crackle add chopped veggies and saute.
3-  Next, Add all the powdered spices and salt.
4-  Now add soaked dalia and corns. Stir them well and add water.
5-  Bring to one boil and simmer the flame. Cover the pan with lid.
6-  Let it boil for 5 minutes or until all the water is absorbed
7-  Switch off the gas and keep it at rest.
8-  Tasty and nutritious dalia is ready to eat

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