Broken Wheat Khichdi | Daliya Khichdi | Fada Ni Khichdi

Broken Wheat Khichdi
Yields: 2 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 5 Mins Cook Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 20 Mins

Broken wheat khichdi is very traditional and simple recipe. It is one of the healthy recipe too.  The broken wheat khichdi can make quickly so i am calling this is one pot meal for any busy days.

Usually khichdi are mixing of rice and other lentils, but i am using broken wheat, traditional moong dal, green peas and spices. For khichdi no need any side dishes or appetizer. We can serve with ghee or curd or raita or pickle.

I started the recipe with soaking the daliya or broken wheat and yellow moong dal for few minutes. Then prepared simple tempering, added spices and sprouted green peas to it. Then add soaked daliya and moong dal to it. Finally add the water to the dish, as khichdi needs little more water than rice baths. Because khichdi texture should be is like porridge.

Khichdi is a famous gujarati cuisine. Kids to adults, everyone likes khichdi to have. Me and my husband are huge fan of different type of khichdi. As it’s quick and simple to make, healthy and taste delicious too. When we go out and want to eat light, we prepare this type of khichdi.

In north india, it’s called daliya, in gujarati fada but we are calling broken wheat. It is also called by cracked wheat or bulgar, samba rava. Broken wheat is gives protein, fiber to body.

Khichdi is one of the fiber rich and low calorie food. Broken wheat khichdi is having nutrition to our body. Usually khichdi is done using rice and lentils. Broken wheat and moong dal are giving less carbohydrate compared to rice. So easily you can add in your diet list or diabetic patient easily east tasty food.

This is completely my version of khichdi you can do any variation by adding more spices, veggies, different type of lentil and so on. Catch you in next interesting recipe. Friends please wait for it.

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Health Benefits of Papaya:

  • Rich in Fiber:Dalia is very rich in fiber content. This is why it cures constipation and increases metabolism.
  • A Complete Meal:Just like milk, Dalia is also a complete meal. It has loads of nutrients which make it apt as an ideal breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a dish for an evening snack.
  • Weight Loss: Dalia is ideal for those who want to have a flat tummy. Consume it prepared in hot milk or fried Dalia prepared using vegetables, Dalia in any form is a very good source of macro and micronutrients.
  • Good Source of Minerals: Dalia is a good source of the daily requirement of fiber and manganese.
  • It Keeps Your Tummy Full: Dalia is slow to digest, so it keeps our tummy full for long and does not let you get hunger pangs.
  • Low-Fat Diet: Dalia is extremely low in fat content. Thus, it is very good even for those who have any issues with the fear of putting on weight.
  • Good for Diabetics: Those patients, who are suffering from Diabetes, can eat Dalia and remain healthy for a longer period.
  • Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer:Women those who consume Dalia on a regular basis, have a lower risk of acquiring breast cancer than those who do not consume enough fiber daily.

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0/14 Ingredients
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0/9 Instructions
  • Take a bowl; add broken wheat and moong dal. Soak enough water for 5 minutes.
  • In a pressure cooker add desi ghee or cooking oil, splutters mustard, cumin, red chilly and curry leaves.
  • Add hing and chopped ginger or ginger paste. Add sprouted green peas and mix well.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, garam masala powder and sauté well.
  • Drain off the water, add soaked broken wheat and moong dal.
  • Add salt as per taste. Add water to it and stir well.
  • Cook for 3 whistles or daliya completely cooked.
  • Once the pressure cooker cool down, mix well. If need add coriander leaves and adjust the consistency like porridge
  • Serve the broken wheat / daliya khichdi with ghee or raita or plain curd.

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