Daliya Upma

Daliya Upma - Zelish

Cuisine: North Indian
Meal Type: Breakfast
Type: Vegetarian
Base: Porridge
Dish Type: Solid Food
Serves: 2
Preparation Time: 30 Mins

You must try the delicious Daliya Upma, that is made from dalia also known as godhuma rava. This upma is packed with nutrition and can be served as a recipe for weight loss or a diabetic breakfast.

Daliya Upma also known as Godhuma Rava Upma in Tamil Or Dalia Upma in Hindi is a wholesome dish that is packed with nutrition form the broken wheat. The addition of ginger and the vegetables gives the dalia upma fresh taste that is simple and yet delicious.

With a little bit of planning by having vegetables chopped the previous night, preparing this dish in the morning will make a great lunch box along with some dahi or even as a recipe for weight loss.

Daliya Upma is a super food, high in fibre, protein, low glycemic index and has very low calories, which makes it a perfect diet for people who want to lose weight. It is very low in fat and carbohydrates and since it has complex carbohydrates, it takes a time to break down which is good for diabetic people.

Ingredients of Daliya Upma

1 cup Broken Wheat (Dalia)
1/4 cup Onions , finely chopped
1/4 cup Carrot (Gajjar) , finely chopped
1/4 cup Green beans (French Beans) , finely chopped
1/4 cup Cauliflower (gobi) , cut to small florets
1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
6 Curry leaves , finely chopped
1 teaspoon Ginger , grated
2 teaspoon Green Chillies , chopped
1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
1 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
1 teaspoon Ghee
2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
Salt , to taste

How to make Daliya Upma

Step 1: Put dalia in pan and dry roast it while continuously stirring till it changes color and become fragrant, it takes 2 to 3 minutes;
Step 2: Now heat the cooker and put oil in it;
Step 3: Add black mustard seeds and roast it;
Step 4: Now add urad dal and roast it till brown;
Step 5: Low the flame and add curry leaves, green chili and ginger and mix well;
Step 6: Now add chopped veggies- carrot, capsicum, french beans and cauliflower and roast for 1 minute while continuously stirring them;
Step 7: Add tomato, roasted dalia, roasted peanuts and mix them well;
Step 8: Now add water, turmeric powder and salt to it. Mix them well and cook dalia till 1 whistle;
Step 9: Turn off the flame after whistle blows and let the pressure of the cooker escape itself;
Step 10: After that, open the lid and slightly stir the daia. Partially cover it with lid and leave it for 5 to 10 minutes;
Step 11: Now garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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