How to Make Vegetable Dalia Khichdi - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Vegetable Dalia Khichdi

Here is a healthy one-pot meal made of broken wheat, namely Dalia. It is not only low in fat & cholesterol, and high in iron & fiber, but also simple and nutritious. It is one dish that is often recommended for growing up kids, and for people recovering from illness – like a cold or flu.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
 4 People  15-20 Minutes   15-20 Minutes


  • 2 cups Dalia
  • 2 cups chopped veggies(tomato, carrot, onion, beans, spinach, bottle gourd, cabbage)
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 1/2 tsp haldi powder
  • Red chilli powder(according to your taste)
  • 2-3 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Pressure cook dalia with a little salt and haldi powder.

Step 2

In a pan, heat ghee and add jeera. Next, sauté ginger garlic paste and onion.

Step 3

Now, add curry leaves, mixed veggies and sauté well till all veggies turn soft.

Step 4

Next, add haldi, red chilli powder and garam masala.

Step 5

Now add the pressure cooked dalia, water and salt.

Step 6

Cover the pan and let the Khichdi cook for 5-10 mins.

Step 7

Remove in a bowl, garnish with chopped coriander and ghee.

Step 8

Serve hot

Nutritional Information

Calories  337 K cal
Proteins  6.8 g
Fat 28.2g
Carbohydrates  5.1g
Cholesterol 98mg
Sodium 159mg
Potassium  12 mg


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