Fada ni Lapsi

Fada ni Lapsi is a porridge which is cooked with broken wheat along with pure ghee , sugar / jaggery and cardamom . This comes from a Gujarati kitchen .

Wheat has an important role in a Gujju kitchen . It is used in various forms , starting from its original whole wheat berries to the fine milled flour which is used for rotis . it has so many more stages , like wheat bran , cracked wheat and then it can be milled to a coarse flour which is used for Bakhris and Ladoos . Semolina and Maida too are refined forms of wheat .

Wheat is cleaned and husked and then processed to the required size . This broken wheat is used for porridge or Lapsi . When we say Fada ni Lapsi ,  Broken wheat is referred as Fada .

Fada ni Lapsi can either be dry or semi soft . It is purely depends upon your liking . Ghee enhances the flavor but if you are a vegan don’t feel disheartened , you can still enjoy it by using any cooking oil . You have the option of jaggery or sugar to sweeten it , of course you can use stevia too . Cardamom enhances the flavor and if you like nuts , do add them . It’s one of the most nutritious breakfast and excellent for lactating mothers . Go ahead and try , you will surely love it . I have made this for the A to Z Pick One Indian State and Make Three Dishes. This month I have been posting from Gujarat. Come back next month for the alphabets G, H and I and a new state.

Fada ni Lapsi

Recipe Source : Tarla Dalal

Fada ni Lapsi

Ingredients

3 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup broken wheat
1/2 cup sugar
Large pinch cardamom powder
Nuts to garnish

Method

Heat ghee preferably in a nonstick pan .
Add broken wheat and roast , stirring continuously till it turns golden .
Add 2 cups warm water and mix well . Let the water boil , then simmer the gas and let the wheat cook for about 15 minutes or till done . Stir at regular intervals .
Add the sugar and cardamom powder . Mix well , simmer and cook for another 5-7 minutes or till ghee separates .
Serve garnished with nuts .

Fada ni Lapsi

Here are some more Gujarati Recipes –

Gujrati Daal Bhat

Bhat na Muthiya

Sada Khakhra

Dhokla Cake

 

Check the new series we are doing.
A – Z  Pick One Indian State and Make Three Dishes
Punjab
Gujarat

 

Fada ni Lapsi

Fada ni Lapsi is a porridge which is cooked with broken wheat along with pure ghee , sugar / jaggery and cardamom . This comes from a Gujarati kitchen .
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 cup broken wheat
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • pinch Largecardamom powder
  • Nuts to garnish

Instructions

  • Heat ghee preferably in a nonstick pan .
  • Add broken wheat and roast , stirring continuously till it turns golden .
  • Add 2 cups warm water and mix well .
  • Let the water boil , then simmer the gas and let the wheat cook for about 15 minutes or till done . Stir at regular intervals .
  • Add the sugar and cardamom powder .
  • Mix well , simmer and cook for another 5-7 minutes or till ghee separates .
  • Serve garnished with nuts .

Notes

Fada ni Lapsi
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5 thoughts on “Fada ni Lapsi”

  1. Lovely lapsi. Your series theme is quite interesting and involves lot of brain storming to come up with recipes in an alphabetical order, I bet. I missed your posts last month and will go through them at leisure. Just today I came across a plain version of this recipe in a TV Show and it was served with a moong dish.

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