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moong dal daliya

Dal Daliya for Weight Loss

Daliya or broken wheat is a popular Indian grain that can be used to make savory or sweet porridges. This is the easy recipe of savory daliya made with Moong Khichdi daal (Moong Split green lentil).
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
cool off 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, dinner, meal
Cuisine Indian, indian traditional
Servings 8 people
Calories 240 kcal


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 2 cup unroasted daliya/ broken wheat
  • 2 cup Moong Green split dal
  • 1.5 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • 6-8 cups water adjust
  • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp Jeera (Cumin seeds)
  • salt as per taste


  • Gather the ingredients. Roast Daliya in a pressure cooker.
    raw daliya
  • Soak Moong dal for 10 minutes.
    soaked moong dal
  • Roast daliya on simmer till light brown. It takes about 3-5 minutes.
    roasting daliya
  • Add cumin, red chili powder and black pepper.
  • Add desi ghee and mix well.
    ghee in daliya
  • Add dal to roasted daliya with salt.
    dal in daliya
  • Add water.
    water in daliya
  • Give 2 whistles on full and simmer for five minutes.
    moong dal daliya
  • The dal daliya is ready. Add ghee over the served daliya.
    dal daliya


Nutrition Facts
Serving size: bowl
Servings: 8
Amount per serving  
Calories 240
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.4g 4%
Saturated Fat 1.6g 8%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 43.2g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 10%
Total Sugars 2.4g  
Protein 9.3g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 92mg 7%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 54mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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