Fada (Wheat Dalia) Upma


  • 1 cup fada (wheat dalia – small sized)
  • 1 dry red chilli (cut into pieces)
  • 1 green chilli
  • 3 cups warm water
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1½ tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 1-2 tbsp soaked Urad dal (Soaked chana dal can be used)
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 2-3 pinch of turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and dalia. Fry for sometime till it gets light pink. Then add chillies, curry leaves and urad dal; sauté for 2 mins.
  2. Now add water, curd, salt and turmeric powder, let it cook with lid for sometime till the dalia cooked properly. Let it sauté for sometime till water gets absorbed properly.
  3. It can be served with buttermilk.
  4. You can add boiled vegetables like carrot, peas, etc.

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