Dalia Upma

Dalia Upma

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Dalia upma is a nutritious alternative to the regular upma. You will love its hearty, warm aroma and the delightful, grainy taste. Seasoned with mustard seeds, and cumin seeds and garnished with lemon juice, this dish is very satiating. You can have it for breakfast or as a meal by itself.

Dalia Upma recipe - How to make Dalia Upma

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  1. Dry roast the dalia in a pan on slow flame for 3 minutes till it turns to light brown in colour. Remove from the flame and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the astafoetida, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, green chillies and ginger, mix well and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the green peas and carrots, mix well and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the roasted dalia, mix well and saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Add 2 cups of water and salt, mix well and pressure cook for two whistles or till done.
  6. Remove from the flame, open the lid, add the lemon juice and mix gently.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander and grated coconut.