Dalia Kitchadi (Broken Wheat Uppma – Kolkatta Style)

Dalia Kitchadi (Broken Wheat Uppma)

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(Dalia) Broken Wheat and Thoor Dhal – cooked together & Seasoned with Jeera.

Servings: 4 Persons


Dalia -1½ cups

Thoor Dhal – ½cup

Jeera -1tsp

Mustard Seeds -1tsp

Turmeric Powder -½tsp

Onion ½cup, finely chopped

Green Chillies 3nos,  finely chopped

Carrot ¼cup, finely chopped (optional)

Beans ¼cup, finely chopped (optional)

Coriander leaves – 2 sprigs chopped

Curry Leaves – 2 sprigs

Salt – to taste

Ghee – 8tsp


Wash & Clean Dalia & Dhal. Pressure cook it with 6 cups of water, along with Salt & Turmeric Powder.

When Cooked, cool off.

Heat Ghee in a Pan, add mustard, wait till it sputters, add Jeera, Green Chillies  & Curry leaves, Sauté.

Add Onion, Carrot, Beans,  Sauté for 5-10 min, in medium flame.

Add the seasoning  to the cooked Dalia, Mix Well.


Garnish with Coriander leaves, Dole out hot with Onion Raitha or Chutney of your choice.

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