How to make Dalia with Vegetables -

A spicy broken wheat dish cooked with carrots and capsicum.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Dalia with Vegetables

Dalia with Vegetables Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dalia with Vegetables Recipe

  • Broken wheat (dalia/lapsi) soaked 1½ cups

  • Carrots grated 1 small

  • Green capsicum chopped 1 small

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds ¼ teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Curry leaves 15-20

  • Dried red chillies broken into large bits 2

  • Onion finely chopped 1 small

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Roasted peanuts crushed ¼ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat the oil in a non-stick kadai. Add the mustard seeds, asafoetida, green chillies, curry leaves and red chillies. When the seeds begin to splutter, add the onion and sauté till translucent.

Step 2

Add the carrot and capsicum and sauté for four to five minutes. Add the broken wheat, turmeric powder, roasted peanuts and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Add three cups of water, mix, cover and cook till the broken wheat softens.

Step 4

Add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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