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Instant Pot Daliya Recipe For Weight Loss / Vegetable Bulgur Pilaf / Daliya Pulao / Daliya Khichdi is one of our favorites and a great substitute for rice pulao, that can be cooked under 15 minutes and is a Complete Vegan Meal. This Easy Daliya Recipe is a healthy treat to your diet.

Daliya means Bulgur Wheat / Ghav Na Fada(in Gujarati). Daliya is very popular all over India. Vegetable Daliya Pulao is considered to be one of the simplest, healthier and scrumptious one pot vegan meal. This is low in fat, high in Iron and fiber, and its best dish for everyone.


Making Vegetable Daliya in Instant Pot is very easy where the Broken Wheat Aka Bulgur wheat/Daliya, vegetables, basic Indian spices are cooked in Onion-ginger-garlic based tempering. Vegetable Daliya can be prepared in a pressure cooker as well as in Pot too.

According to Healthsite.com, Daliya, Popularly known as broken wheat / Bulgur Wheat, is a healthy alternative to whole wheat as it contains the outer bran, which makes it an excellent source of dietary fiber.  The high fiber content in dalia gives you a feeling of fullness. It provides you with the energy required for the rest of the day.

Dalia is low in fats that not only aids in weight management but also prevents Obesity. So replacing wheat rotis or rice with Dalia is not a bad idea to boost your weight loss efforts. If you are a diabetic, Dalia is a better option to include in your diet. With high fiber content and fewer calories, eating a bowl of Dalia when you are hungry helps you to manage blood sugar. It Prevents constipation too.

It also contains various essential vitamins that can replenish the lost nutrients from the body if had after a workout. As Dalia is simple to make, easy-to-digest and low in fat, even pregnant women and older people can eat it. However, make sure you don’t eat more than two bowls of cooked Dalia (which accounts for 50 gm of uncooked) in a day.

Vegetable Daliya helps in Weight loss. You can prepare this One Pot Vegan Meal for Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch or Dinner as it is highly nutritious and super easy to make. It can be served with Boondi Raita, Cucumber Raita or plain Yogurt/curd.

 

Video recipe For Making Instant Pot Vegetable Daliya / Daliya Recipe For Weight Loss

 

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Daliya Pulao / Daliya Khichdi
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Instant Pot Daliya Recipe For Weight Loss / Vegetable Bulgur Pilaf / Daliya Pulao / Daliya Khichdi is one of our favorites and a great substitute for rice pulao, that can be cooked under 15 minutes and is a Complete Vegan Meal. This Easy Daliya Recipe is a healthy treat to your diet.

Course: DInner, Kids lunch box, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Daliya Khichdi For Weight Loss, Vegetable Daliya For Weight Loss
Servings: 4 people
Author: Dhwani Mehta
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Bulgur Wheat / Daliya / Ghav Na Fada
  • 1 cup Cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup Chopped Bell pepper / Capsicum (I used red and green)
  • 1/2 cup Chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas
  • 1/2 cup Onion, Chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic grated
  • 1 tsp Ginger grated
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp Light or extra virgin Olive oil (You can use any)
  • 1 tsbp Mint
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Red Chili powder (use according to your spice level, Spice level for this recipe is 3/5)
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • 2 cup Water
Instructions
Vegetable Daliya Recipe in Instant Pot
  1. Wash Bulgur wheat / Daliya 2-3 times and drain the water.
  2. Turn on Saute Button, heat oil, add cumin seeds, ginger and garlic. Saute for few seconds.
  3. Now add all the chopped vegetables, washed daliya/Bulgur wheat, salt, chili powder, turmeric powder and water. Stir well.
  4. Turn off the saute mode, close the lid, Press the manual button. Set the time for 6 minutes under high pressure with pressure valve set to sealing.
  5. When cooking time is complete, do a quick release of the pressure.
  6. When the pressure is fully released, the float valve will drop and the lid will unlock to open. Now it is safe to open the lid.
  7. Open and give a gentle stir with fork.
  8. Now add chopped cilantro, mint and lemon juice. Give it a gentle mix.
  9. Daliya is ready. Serve it with Cucumber Raita, Boondi Raita or Plain curd/yogurt.
Vegetable Daliya Recipe Pressure Cooker
  1. Wash Bulgur wheat / Daliya 2-3 times and drain the water.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, ginger and garlic. Saute for few seconds.
  3. Now add all the chopped vegetables, washed daliya/Bulgur wheat, salt, chili powder, turmeric powder and water. Stir well.
  4. Close the lid. Take 3 to 4 whistles. Switch off the flame.
  5. When the pressure is fully released, the float valve will drop. Now it is safe to open the lid.
  6. Open and give a gentle stir with fork.
  7. Now add chopped cilantro, mint and lemon juice. Give it a gentle mix.
  8. Daliya In Pressure Cooker is ready. Serve it with Cucumber Raita, Boondi Raita or Plain curd/yogurt.
Vegetable Daliya Recipe in a Pan.
  1. Wash Bulgur wheat / Daliya 2-3 times and drain the water.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, ginger and garlic. Saute for few seconds.
  3. Now add all the chopped vegetables, washed daliya/Bulgur wheat, salt, chili powder, turmeric powder and water. Stir well.
  4. Cover it with lid. Let it cook for 12 to 15 minutes over medium to low heat until Wheat is cooked, Stir occasionally. Add more water if required.
  5. Open and give a gentle stir with fork.
  6. Now add chopped cilantro, mint and lemon juice. Give it a gentle mix.
  7. Vegetable Daliya In Pan is ready. Serve it with Cucumber Raita, Boondi Raita or Plain curd/yogurt.
Recipe Notes

Use any Vegetable of your Choice.

Adjust Spices according to your liking.

You can skip the oil to make it healthier. 

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Daliya Recipe For Weight Loss

 

Disclaimer: I am not a health/nutritious expert and I do not guarantee any specific results as a result of the procedures mentioned here and the results may vary from person to person. This is for informational purposes only and not to be substituted for professional medical advice.


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