Dalia Vegetable pulao

Here is again a healthy recipe of vegetable dalia pulao. Basically dalia is the Hindi term for broken wheat. Dalia or broken wheat pulao can be prepared in a pan, kadai or pressure cooker. It turns out soft and delicious. You can even use oats instead. Check out my oats recipe in one of my previous posts.

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Dalia Vegetable Pulao
Prep time           : 5 minutes
Cooking time    : 25 minutes
Total time          : 30 minutes
Servings     : 2
Category    : Breakfast or Brunch
Cuisine       : Indian

1 Cup dalia or broken wheat
1 Small onion
2 Finely chopped green chilies
1/2 Cup green peas
1 Inch ginger
1 Medium size carrot chopped
1 Small potato
Pinch of turmeric powder
Pinch of asafoetida
1 Tablespoon oil
1 Teaspoon mustard seeds
Curry leaves
2 Cups of water
Salt to taste


  • Roast dalia it in medium flame till slightly hot to touch.
  • Chop the vegetables finely. Keep everything aside.


  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add asafetida and curry leaves.
  • Then add turmeric powder, finely chopped onions, ginger, green chilies and salt. Sauté till onions turn transparent.
  • Then add all the vegetables and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add in the dalia and mix well.
  • Add 2 cups of water, green peas and Simmer the flame, stirring continuously to prevent it from forming lumps.
  • Cover and cook on low flame, stirring in between, till all the water has evaporated and it becomes soft.


Serve hot and enjoy !!



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