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Dalia (Cracked Wheat) Soup

Bethica Das
1440 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Dalia (Cracked Wheat) Soup RECIPE

Dalia or cracked wheat has become very popular at present and is often had in the form of upma or khichdi. But I tried to make a soup out of it. It turned out very yummy. Dalia as is well known, is very nutritious and wholesome. So a simple bowl of Dalia Soup can be taken any time of the day as it helps satiate your hunger for long.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Soups

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 1/2 cup dalia, soaked overnight
  2. 1 lemongrass, cut into 3
  3. 1 tbsp. olive oil
  4. 2 small onion, chopped
  5. 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  6. 1" ginger, chopped
  7. salt to taste
  8. 1/2 tsp. pepper powder or to taste
  9. 3 cups water / stock
  10. lemon juice to taste
  11. coriander leaves to garnish


  1. Heat oil in a pan and saute the onions, ginger and garlic till soft and translucent. Add the dalia, water, salt, lemongrass and pepper powder and pressure cook for 5-7 minutes on low flame after the first whistle.
  2. When cool, discard the lemon grass and blend into a puree. More water can be added according to the consistency required.
  3. Before serving, heat through and add lemon juice. Garnish with coriander leaves and pepper powder.

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