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Dalia Moong Dal Khichdi / Broken Wheat and Split Yellow gram Veggie Recipe

Written By Unknown on Thursday, January 19, 2012 | January 19, 2012

Dalia has become one of my favorites and I make Dalia upma many times for breakfast , I wanted to try something new with it and happen to know about this recipe from my mom .I was doubtful as how it would taste but still gave it a try and I'm glad I did because it tastes almost as if you are having Pulao ( Rice Recipe), you have to taste it once to like it :)

 In a pressure cooker heat oil /ghee , once warm add cumin seeds , cloves , whole pepper,cinnamon and cook it for about 2 minutes.

Once done add veggies. Mix it well, cook for about 4 - 5 minutes.

Now add Mung Dal , rice  along with turmeric powder, chili powder and salt.Cook it for about 2-3 minutes.

Add 4 cups of water to this mixture, pressure cooker it for about 2-3 whistles.

 Once done , let it cool down .Serve it hot with curd and pickle of your choice.

Recipe Details :-

Ingredients :-

  1. 1/2 cup Dalia  (Broken wheat)
  2. 1 cup Mung dal ( Split Yellow Gram)
  3. 2-3 cloves
  4. 1 green chili finely chopped
  5. 1 tbsp of oil/ ghee
  6. 1 inch cinnamon stick
  7. salt as per taste
  8. 1 tsp turmeric powder
  9. 1 tsp chili powder
  10. 1 tsp cumin seeds
  11. 2-3 whole pepper
  12. 1/2 tsp asafotedia ( Heeng)
  13. 1 potato peeled and diced into pieces
  14. 1 onion finely chopped
  15. 1/2 cup peas
  16. 1 cup cauliflower florets
  17. 4 cups water
Method :-
  1. Wash Mung Dal and Dalia with water , soak it for about 15 minutes , drain of the water and keep it aside.
  2. take a pressure cooker , to this add oil/ ghee.Once warm add cumin seeds , cinnamon ,cloves and whole pepper . cook it for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add all the veggies to this , mix it well and cook for about 5-6 minutes.
  4. Add Mung Dal and rice to this mixture along with salt , turmeric and chili powder, mix it well and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Now add 4 cups of water to this , close the lid of pressure cooker , cook for about 2-3 whistles.
  6. Once done switch of the burner and let it cool down so that all the steam in pressure cooker escapes out.
  7. Serve it with curd and your choice of pickle.


About Unknown


  1. Can you confirm what is this recipe is about - rice or dalia?

  2. Hi , Its dalia (broken wheat )