Naina Singhania

Daliya Upma

Makes – 4 cups


  • 1 1/2 cup Bulgar wheat
  • 1 medium green chilli
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 medium chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup diced carrot
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ghee


  • Clean and wash the broken wheat thoroughly under running water. Drain the excess water and keep the broken wheat aside till further use.
  • Add ghee in a pressure cooker and heat it over moderate flame for a minute. Add the mustard seeds and once they start to splutter, add onions, green chilli and ginger. Saute the ingredients till the onions turn slightly pinkish in hue.
  • After few seconds, add broken wheat. Mix well and saute till it looks slightly cooked or the colour changes. Add green peas, carrots, salt and saute for 3- 4 minutes on medium-low flame. Add water in the mixture and pressure cook for 1 whistle. Once the vegetables and broken wheat is properly cooked, turn off the flame and transfer the Daliya Upma in a serving bowl.
  • Serve