Protein Rich Daliya
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Daliya is one of the healthiest options for any meal. It is easy to digest and full of nutrition. Here we have increased the protein content by adding chicken and eggs. The vegetarians can replace these protein sources with low fat paneer or soya chunks. Protein rich meal activate the body’s signals that reduce appetite, overeating and cravings. This means less consumption of overall calories throughout the day. Club this with increased physical activity and make your weight loss journey easier.

Prep time : 15 mins
Cooking time : 10 mins
Recommended portion Size : 1serve

Ingredients4 serves
Chicken, boiled & shredded 250g
Broken wheat, daliya80g, 1 cup
Hard boiled eggs, chopped2n
Onions, chopped½ cup
Tomatoes, chopped½ cup
Corn ¼ cup
Carrot¼ cup
Green Chilies 2n
Ginger Garlic paste1 tsp
Whole spices- cardamom, cloves, pepper, cinnamon stick, 2n, 3-4n, 4-6n, 1 inch
Bay leaf1n
saltTo taste
oil1 tbsp,15ml


Heat oil; add bay leaf and the whole spices.
Add onion and sauté till light brown. Then add ginger garlic paste and fry till fragrant.

Did you know? Store bought ginger garlic paste will have salt and preservatives added, but home brought is fresh and without additives. Store bought one that tastes more vinegary due to the acid, but homemade is just pure aromatics.

Add green chillies and tomato. Sauté till the tomato is soft. Add the corn and carrot.
Let it cook for a minute.
Now add the broken wheat. Mix it well and then add 2 ½ cups of water slowly.
Season it with salt and simmer till the daliya is cooked.  Top it with shredded chicken and chopped eggs. Simmer it for 2-3 mins so that the chicken and eggs can soak in the flavours.
Serve hot with loads of salad.

Nutritive value/ serve

(kcal)(G)(G)(G)(mg)Fiber, g

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