Saturday, 6 July 2013

Dalia Upma

Dalia or broken wheat upma is a very good option for a healthy breakfast. Dalia is rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre and is most suitable for diabetic patients. When you are tired of making upma with suji or poha , you can try this recipe. Dalia combined with veggies makes it a complete meal.

Basic info about the recipe
Cuisine                                                     - North Indian
Serves                                                      - 2 people.

1.   Dalia/broken wheat              - 1.5 cups
2.   Water                                    - 2.5 cups
3.   Carrot                                    - 1 large
4.   Beans                                    - 7-8 nos
5.   Dry red chilli                          - 2-3 nos
6.   Curry leaves                         - 5-6 nos
7.   Roasted peanuts                 - 10-12 nos
8.   Onion                                    - 1 medium
9.   Ginger                                   - 1 inch long piece
10.                       Salt                          - to taste
11.                       Oil                            - 2 tbsp
12.                       Green chilli             - 2 nos
13.                       Mustard seeds       - 1 tsp
14. Lemon juice                    - 2 tsp

Method: Dry roast the dalia in a pan for 3 minutes.

Chop onion, ginger, green chillies, carrot and beans.

Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.

Add curry leaves and dry red chilli and fry for a minute.

Add onion and fry till golden brown.
Add carrot and beans and let it cook for a minute. Stir continuously.

Add salt and water and let it simmer on high flame.

Reduce the flame and add roasted dalia and mix well. Cover  with a lid and let it cook for 8-10 minutes.

Add roasted peanuts and mix well. switch off the flame and add lemon juice and let it combine with the other flavours. Serve hot.

1 comment:

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