Gajar - matar Daliya / Carrot-green peas cracked wheat

This Recipe is free from :




☒tree nuts








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Daliya / Cracked wheat    - 1 cup

Green peas , carrot cut in small cubes  - 1/2 cup

haldi / turmeric powder - 1 Tsp

Red Chilli  powder - 1/2 Tsp   - Optional

Biryani masala or garam masala  - 2 Tsp

Hing / Asafoetida - 1/2 Tsp

Mohri / Black Mustard Seeds  - 1 TSP

Jerra / Cumin seeds - 1 Tsp

finely chopped onion - 1/2 cup

finely chopped  tomatoes - 1

Oil -  1 TBSP

Water  - 2 cups

Salt to taste



  1. Roast Daliya on ½ TSP oil on medium flame till the daliya changes colour to golden brown and starts releasing aroma.

  2. Heat Pan , Add oil. After oil is hot add mustard seeds , once they clutter , add cumin seeds and hing.

  3. Add diced onion . Saute them till they turn translucent.

  4. Add tomatoes and saute them till they are nice and mushy.

  5. Add cut carrots and green peas and give them a nice stir.

  6. Add the turmeric powder , red chilli powder , biryani masala or garam masala. You can skip the red chilli powder , just the biryani or garam masala gives it nice flavor.

  7. Add roasted daliya and mix well.

  8. Add Water and mix it well.

  9. Let the daliya cook on medium to low flame for 15-20 minutes. Alternatively you can use the pressure cooker and cook it for 2 whistles.