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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Daliya Khichdi / broken wheat porridge


1 cup broken Wheat /Daliya
1/2 cup Mung Daal
2 tbsps soaked and pressure cooked barley (can use brown rice or plain white rice too if you like)

oil or ghee for cooking
1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste - optional
1 onion, 1 tomato chopped
1 tsp cumin for tempering
1 cup Peas, Carrots, baby corn or your choice of veggies chopped
Salt – to taste
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
Water – 2 cups

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin, onions and fry. Add tomatoes and cook till done. Add the ginger garlic paste and fry a bit. Add broken wheat / daliya and fry for a couple of mins. Now add the daal,barley/ rice, veggies, salt, turmeric powder and water. Mix and pressure cook for 1 whistle, simmering for 2 mins. Turn off stove and allow to cool.

Serving suggestion-Add a teaspoon of ghee and mix before serving. Or serve with curd/ yogurt.


  1. A healthy recipe.. Looks delicious!!


  2. What a yummy khichdi - Healthy too - great post!

  3. Looks yummy and healthy!! I too prepare this with little variation from yours. Check out my version