Dailya Khichadi is one pot nutritious recipe with goodness of fiber.


Serving Size-1 bowl (1 portion)

Portion Size: 4  in no                  



Broken Wheat Dalia- 1 cup

Cumin Seeds- 1/2 tsp.

Asafetida(hing)-1 pinch

Ginger, chopped -1/2 inch

Garlic, chopped – 1 clove

Onion, chopped - 1 medium size

Tomato, chopped – 1 medium

Bottle Gourd, diced -1 cup

Turmeric Powder-1tsp.

Red chilli, dry- 2 in no

Oil- 1tsp.

Salt-A dash (0.4gm) As suggested by the dietitian.



Dry roast daliya on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep aside.

Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the cumin seeds & asafetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.

Add ginger, garlic and onions. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.

Now, add tomatoes and bottle gourd, mix well & cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.

Add daliya, red chili, turmeric powder, salt and 4 cups of water, mix it properly & pressure cook for 3 whistles on low flame.

Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.

Serve with cucumber raita


Nutritional value Per Serving

Calorie Protein Sodium Potassium Phosphorus
176.47Kcal 4.41gm 159.24mg 268.52mg 100.97mg