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Dalia Khichdi recipe – Cracked Wheat Khichdi Recipe

Dalia Khichdi recipe – Cracked Wheat Khichdi Recipe

Dalia khichdi is considered to be one of the simplest, healthy and delicious one pot meal. This low in fat and cholesterol, high in iron and fibre is best food for everyone. This tempting daliya khichdi can be easily digested and can be prepared instantly.

Laden with goodness of porridge and moong dal and tempered with some desi spices, is good if you are having any uneasiness in your stomach. So, try out this simple and easy recipe of daliya khichdi at your home. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Take daliya on a plate and clean it nicely. Make sure that there isn’t any dirt in the daliya. Keep it aside in a bowl. Rinse moong dal thoroughly with water. Drain out excess water from it. Keep it aside.

daliya khichdiMaking:

Place a pressure cooker on flame and pour 1 tsp of ghee into it. When ghee is melted aptly, add daliya into it. Stir to roast daliya till it turns fragrant and golden brown in colour.

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Once the daliya is roasted, add moong dal into it. Mix it well and roast it for 1 minute.

daliya khichdi

Now add 4 cups of water into it along with salt, turmeric powder, ginger paste and green peas. Mix all the ingredients really well. Put the lid on and cook daliya until the cooker releases a whistle. After that, turn off the flame. Leave the cooker as it is till the pressure releases itself. Pressure of the cooker is now released completely. Remove the lid. Daliya khichdi is now cooked aptly.

daliya khichdi

For tempering, take a small pan and pour the remaining ghee into it. Once ghee is aptly heated, add cumin seeds and asafoetida into the pan. Let the seeds splutter. Turn off the flame. Tempering is now ready.

daliya khichdi

Pour this tempering into the daliya khichdi. Mix it really well.

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Daliya khichdi is now ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl and serve.

daliya khichdiServing:

Serve this delicious and nutritious daliya khichdi steaming hot as it is. Enjoy!

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Dalia Khichdi recipe - Cracked Wheat Khichdi Recipe daliya khichdi
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Daliya – ½ cup
  • Moong dal – ½ cup
  • Green peas – ¼ cup (optional)
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp (optional)
  • Turmeric powder – less than ¼ tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Rinse moong dal thoroughly with water. Drain out excess water from it. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker and pour 1 tsp of ghee into it. Add daliya into it. Stir to roast daliya.
  3. Add moong dal into it. Mix it well.
  4. Now add 4 cups of water into it along with salt, turmeric powder, ginger paste and green peas. Mix it really well. Cook until a whistle is released. Turn off the flame.
  5. Pressure of the cooker is now released completely. Remove the lid.
  6. For tempering, take a small pan and pour the remaining ghee into it. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida into the pan.
  7. Pour this tempering into the daliya khichdi. Mix it really well.
  8. Daliya khichdi is now ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl and serve.
  9. Serve this delicious and nutritious daliya khichdi steaming hot as it is. Enjoy!