Peas And Carrot Dalia Recipe - Peas and carrots cooked in broken wheat.

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Main Ingredients : Broken wheat (dalia/lapsi), Carrots

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snack

Peas And Carrot Dalia

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Peas And Carrot Dalia Recipe - How to make Peas And Carrot Dalia


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Broken wheat (dalia/lapsi) 1 cup

  • Carrots diced2 small

  • Green peas shelled1/2 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped1 small

  • Tomato seeded and chopped1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Butter 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped2 tablespoons


Step 1

Soak dalia in two cups of water for thirty minutes Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds.

Step 2

As they begin to change colour add onion. Sauté till pinkish and add green peas, carrots and tomato. Stir for a minute.

Step 3

Add dalia and three cups of water. Add salt to taste. Bring to a boil, close lid and pressure cook till two whistles.

Step 4

Just before serving add butter and coriander leaves.