Meetha Dalia Recipe | Sweet Lapsi Recipe | Cracked Wheat Dessert Recipe

Meetha Dalia Recipe | Sweet Lapsi Recipe | Cracked Wheat Dessert Recipe | Meetha dalia or fada ni lapsi or lapsi is a very traditional recipe which is very healthy and delicious. Meetha dalia is made by roasting dalia (cracked wheat) , sweetened with sugar or jaggery, flavored with cardamom and garnished with nuts.

Daliya is a whole wheat grain cleaned, processed and broken to pieces. It is known with many names like godhuma rava, bulgur, sambha rava and cracked wheat. Daliya is known to be super food as it is very fibrous, full of vitamins and mineral. It is also very high in protein. It is widely used in salads, stews and many other dishes. I have also posted few more dishes with dalia like dalia cutlets, namkeen dalia and dalia khichdi. These all are very different and worth trying.

This recipe of meetha daliya or lapsi is very famous as a sweet dish in India. It can be made quickly and easily at home. This recipe is made in a different way and with basic ingredients easily available at our home.  The secret of making perfect lapsi is that you roast it properly well. You can make it with or without pressure cooker. Just make sure to take care of water proportions as it varies with the method. To give it a perfect taste you may add some chopped nuts and cardamom powder.

I have also posted may other dessert recipes like Mango cake, Sweet Jaggery Rice, Bhapa Doi and many more. Do try them as well. Without wasting any more time, let’s dive into this delicious and rich recipe and make this the highlight of the dinner.

Meethi Daliya | lapsi

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian


  • 4 tbsp Ghee
  • ½ cup Daliya
  • 2 cup Water boiled
  • ½ cup Sugar/ Jagger
  • Pistachio fine chopped
  • Almonds fine chopped
  • Cashew fine chopped
  • Cardamom powder
  • Dry Coconut/ Desiccated Coconut grated


  • In a pan add ghee and let it melt. Once ghee melts add in dalia and roast on medium flame till golden brown.
  • As soon as it turns golden brown add boiling water and let it boil. Once boiling reduce the flame to lowest, cover and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add sugar or jaggery and increase the flame to full and mix well. Cook till dalia absorbs sugar completely and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  • Once daliya is ready it becomes dark in colour and thick turn off the heat. Add in garnishing, mix well and leave it to cool a bit.



Shilpi’s Quick Tricks
  1. Don’t use fine grain daliya.
  2. If daliya is roasted perfectly then laapsi will taste better.
  3. You can also make it in cooker.
  4. If you are making laapsi in cooker then add only 1.5 cup water in ½ cup daliya.
  5. After 15 minutes daliya should be soft if it is not then add in more water and let it cook.
Keyword dessert, lapsi, meetha dalia
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

I like serving this daliya with spicy drinks like aam panna. Let me know in the comment section with what you like this sweet daliya.

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