Dalia Upma | Broken Wheat Upma
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
  • ½ cup dalia (broken wheat), washed and soaked for 15 minutes
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp urad dal
  • 2 green chililes, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 sprig curry leaves, minced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 cups water
  1. Drain the soaked dali and set aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Splutter the mustard seeds.
  3. Briefly fry the cumin seeds and urad dal.
  4. Add the green chilli, ginger and curry leaves and saute for a moment.
  5. Add the onion and tomato, with a pinch of salt and saute till wilted.
  6. Add the turmeric and saute for a minute.
  7. Now add the water and the drained dalia. Adjust seasoning.
  8. Keep for one whistle on high flame. Keep on simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Allow the pressure to go by itself.
  9. Open the lid, fluff up the cooked dalia with a fork and serve warm, topped with more ghee and some coriander leaves.
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at https://www.thebigsweettooth.com/dalia-upma-broken-wheat-upma/