Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Vegetable Dalia

vegetable dalia

Vegetable dalia features regularly in our breakfasts. It is healthy, nutritious and filling. The fiber present in dalia and vegetables keeps you full for longer. This breakfast is ideal for people who are watching their diets. What's more vegetable dalia is easy and quick to make. You can also have it as a low calorie snack, lunch or dinner.
        Recipe of vegetable dalia
            1 cup dalia (broken wheat)
            2 cups water
            Mixed chopped vegetables like carrots, peas, french beans, potato, cauliflower, tomato
            1 onion - chopped
            4-5 curry leaves
            1/2 tsp black pepper powder
            Salt to taste
            1 tbsp oil

1. Heat half of the oil in a pressure cooker and roast the dalia. Take out dalia from the cooker.

2. Heat remaining oil and saute onion for 2 minutes. Add mixed chopped vegetables, curry leaves and stir- fry for 2-3 minutes.

3. Add dalia, water, salt and pepper powder and close the lid of the cooker. Let 3 whistles come. Then, turn off the heat.

4. Let cooker be closed for 10 minutes. Vegetable dalia is ready to eat.

If you don't want your onion to be all mashed up during boiling of dalia, then you can stir- fry the onion till golden and add later to the prepared dalia.

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