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Daliya ki Kheer (Metha Daliya)

Daliya ki kheer - Broken wheat and milk porridge cooked in Indian way

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: daliya, fada, kheer
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1 cup Broken wheat / Daliya
  • 3 tbsp Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
  • 2 cup Water / Paani
  • 3 cup Whole Milk / Doodh
  • 3/4 cup Sugar / Chini
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder / Elaichi Powder
  • 10 Almonds / Badam
  • 2 tbsp Raisins / Kishmish
  • Pinch Saffron / Kesar


  • Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add broken wheat.Roast on medium flame for approx 3 minute till it become golden in colour.

  • If you want to avoid ghee then dry roast in a pan for 5 minutes OR bake in oven for 15 minutes on 150 f.

  • Add 2 cups of water and roasted broken wheat in the cooker and pressure cook  for 4 whistles on low flame.

  • Open and add milk,mix well and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes.Add sugar,saffron, chopped almond and pista.

  • Let it cook on low heat for 5-8 minutes.

  • Switch off the flame and add raisins and cardamom powder.(avoid adding raisins in the boiling milk as it may curdle due to the sourness of raisins)

  • Serve hot or cold.


Serving suggestions-serve for breakfast or as a dessert