Healthy Heart Recipes

Vegetable Dalia


  • Broken wheat (dalia/lapsi) soaked: 1 and 1/2 cups
  • Carrots grated: 1 small
  • Green capsicum chopped: 1 small
  • Oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Mustard seeds: 1/4 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida: A pinch
  • Green chillies chopped: 2
  • Curry leaves: 15 - 20
  • Dried red chillies broken into large bits: 2
  • Turmeric powder: 1/4 teaspoon
  • Roasted peanuts crushed: 1/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice: 2 tbsp


  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadai. Add the mustard seeds. asafoetida, green chillies. curry leaves and red chillies.
  2. When the seeds begin to splutter, add the onion and sauté till translucent.
  3. 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.
  4. Add three cups of water, mix, cover, and cook till the broken wheat softens.
  5. Add lemon juice and mix well.
  6. Serve hot.