Multigrain dalia ‘masale bhaat’
Healthy and easy this Multigrain dalia masale bhaat is a perfect meal for a bury weekday. Masale bhaat (spicy rice) is a typical Maharashtrian preparation where rice is cooked with vegetables and spices. This recipe replaces the rice with nutritious multigrain dalia (groats) to make this flavourful one pot meal. Multigrain dalia is available at most grocery stores across India. Also you may use a combination of any vegetables of your choice
- 1 cup multigrain dalia
- 2 tablespoons Sarda Farms ghee
- 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
- 1 potato, peeled and chopped
- 2 small brinjals (baingan), stems removed and sliced
- 1-2 tejpatta (Indian bay leaves)
- 2-3 cloves
- 2-3 peppercorns
- ½ teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)
- 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
- ¾ -1 teaspoon goda masala
- ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
- ¼ teaspoon hing(asafoetida)
- Few chopped coriander leaves,for garnish
- 2-3 teaspoons fresh or dried coconut for garnish, grated (optional)
- Salt to taste
Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a pan on medium flame
Add dalia and roast till you get typical flavour
Take out the rosted dalia onto a plate.
Heat the remaining ghee in the pan.
Add mustard seeds and allow them to splutter
Add cumin seeds, cloves, tejpatta and peppercorns.
Stir and saute for a few seconds
Add hing, turmeric and vegetables
Stir and saute the vegetables for a few seconds
Add dalia and mix well.
Add about 2- 2 ½ cups water (quantity of water will depend on the quality of dalia)
Add salt and stir.
Cook covered till the dalia softens and the vegetables are cooked.
Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves and coconut