Broken wheat/dalia ka sheera recipe

Broken wheat or dalia is a wheat product which does not undergo refining and hence is highly nutritious. It is high in fibre and a good source of iron, magnesium and phosphorus. Dalia sheera is made with broken wheat and jaggery which makes up for a healthy dessert.


  • Broken wheat/dalia - 1 cup
  • Jaggery - 1 cup
  • Water - 4 cups
  • Ghee - 2 tablespoons
  • Cashewnuts/almonds - 1 tablespoon
  • A pinch of saffron strings
  • Milk - 2 tablespoons


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE BROKEN WHEAT/DALIA KA SHEERA RECIPE Dissolve saffron strings in 2 tablespoons of milk for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a pan. Add cashewnuts and almond pieces and fry till light golden colour and keep it aside.

Step 3

To the same pan, add dalia and stir fry till it turns golden colour and aroma exudes from the pan.

Step 4

Add 4 cups of water and simmer on a low to medium flame, till the dalia is fully cooked. Stir in between frequently till the dalia becomes soft and fully cooked.

Step 5

Once the dalia is cooked, add grated jaggery and mix well. Add the dissolved saffron along with the milk. Combine together.

Step 6

Cook on a low flame till the jaggery is fully absorbed by the dalia. Then switch off the flame.

Step 7

Garnish with fried cashewnuts and almond pieces and serve. IMG_3642

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