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Sweet Dalia

this sweet dalia is made with cracked wheat (broken wheat), milk, sugar and dry fruits.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: sweets
Cuisine: north indian, punjabi
Servings: 4
Calories: 236kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


for cooking

  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • ½ cup dalia or 100 grams cracked wheat or broken wheat
  • 1.5 to 1.75 cups water

for making sweet dalia

  • 1.5 cups milk or add as required
  • cup sugar or add as per taste
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped almonds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cashews


pressure cooking dalia

  • heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a 2 litre pressure cooker.
  • keep flame to medium-low and add ½ cup dalia (cracked wheat or broken wheat).
  • mix it with the ghee and on a low to medium-low flame, roast the dalia in ghee.
  • stir continuously while roasting.
  • roast for 3 to 4 minutes on a low to medium-low flame. the dalia will become aromatic and the color will change.
  • then add 1.5 to 1.75 cups water. if using a large cooker, then add more water. stir and mix very well.
  • on a medium flame pressure cook for about 5 to 6 whistles or 5 to 6 minutes.
  • when pressure settles down on its own, remove the lid and check if the dalia is cooked well. if not then add more water and pressure cook again.

making sweet dalia

  • add 1.5 cups milk to the cooked dalia.
  • add ⅓ cup sugar or add as required.
  • mix well and keep the cooker on a medium-low flame.
  • let the mixture come to a simmer and gentle boil. stir at times.
  • simmer for 8 to 9 minutes. do stir so that the milk does not stick to the bottom of the cooker. check the taste and add more sugar if required. for a slightly thin sweet dalia, you can also add more milk. the consistency of this sweet dalia is like rice kheer.
  • add ½ teaspoon cardamom powder.
  • add 1 tablespoon chopped almonds and 1 tablespoon chopped cashews.
  • mix well and simmer for a minute or two.
  • serve hot or warm.


Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 0.9mg