September 18, 2013

Dalia upma recipe - godi rave uppittu recipe - how to make broken wheat upma

Dalia upma recipe - Dalia upma is a simple and filling breakfast dish prepared with broken wheat. It is very important to have a balanced breakfast in the morning, after a long gap between dinner and breakfast. Therefore I prefer a filling and healthy breakfast for my family. Dalia upma is an ideal breakfast dish. I prepare it once in a fortnight.

dalia upma in a serving plate
Dalia upma recipe with step by step pictures.

Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Serves 2


Ingredients
1 cup dalia / broken wheat
2 large green chilies, chopped
1 medium carrot, peeled, cut into pieces
1/2 cup fresh green peas
1 large onion, chopped
2 tbsp chopped coriander
3 tbsp grated fresh coconut
2 + 3/4 cups hot water
salt to taste

For the Seasoning

2 tsp bengal gram / chana dal
1 tsp split black gram / urad dal
10-12 curry leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tbsp oil/ghee

Method

Broken wheat upma recipe 
  • Roast the dalia on medium flame for 2-3 minutes or till it becomes warm and aromatic. Remove and keep it aside.
  • In the same pan, heat 1 tbsp ghee/oil and add mustard seeds to it. When they start spluttering, add chana dal and urad dal to it. Saute till the dals become aromatic and light golden brown.
  • Now add curry leaves and saute for a while.  Add onions and saute till the onions become translucent.
  • Add carrots and green peas one by one. 
tempering to make dalia upma


  • Mix well and cover the pan with lid. Keep it on a low flame till the carrot is half cooked and change its colour.  Then add roasted dalia to it. Mix well. 
add veggeis and dalia


  • Pour 2¾ cups of hot water over it. Add salt and mix well. Cover it with lid and cook it on a medium flame. Stir at regular intervals till the dalia becomes soft and water dries up.
add water and cook covered


  • Once water dries up and dalia become soft, add chopped coriander leaves and fresh coconut. Mix well.
add coconut and cilantro


  • Cook it on low flame for 1 more minute. Remove from the flame and serve hot. While eating squeeze the lemon if you like it.
serve dalia upma hot

11 comments:

  1. Sounds super delicious...tempting me dear.

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  2. upma looks fabulous and tempting

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  3. healthy 1 ..
    i add nuggets to it, so that my fussy daughter eats it for nuggets :)

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  4. Excellent and mouthwatering upma. Pics look delicious.

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  5. very healthy and colorful upma :)

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  6. Love to start my day with this beautiful dish, filling breakfast.

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