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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Oats Upma

Very healthy and tasty Upuma done with Oats flakes is given here to be tried at home for breakfast or dinner. Such a healthy recipie that it is excellent for diets and dieabetic patients(avoid coconut).Mixed grated veg.s can be added in step3 before adding the Oats and cook for 3 mins sprinkling 20 ml water. After this, the oats flakes can be added.U can use 2 tsp refined oil + 1 tsp ghee instead of 1 tbsp refined oil.Add few ghee-roasted cashewnuts after finishing the Upuma. Add water as per need after adding the drained oats flakes.

Oats Upma - Upuma done with Oats Flakes


    3 cups oats flakes
    1/2 cup coconut-grated
    1 big onion-chopped fine
    1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    1 tbsp gram dal(split)
    few curry leaves
    3-4 whole red chillies
    1 or 1 1/4 tsp salt
    1 tbsp refined oil
    200ml water


    1.Rinse 3 cups of Oats flakes twice and drain the water.Oats should not get soaked but little wet in this process.Press with ur hands so that the remaining water will be squeezed out immediately.Now the Oats
is ready to be cooked.
    2.Heat oil in a kadai,add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds.
    3.When they splutter,add 1 cup chopped onions,whole red chillies,1 tbsp split gram dal and curry leaves
and saute this for 2 mins.
    4.Add the drained oats flakes to the kadai.Sprinkle 100ml water and 1 tsp salt and mix well.Stir for 3 mins.
    5.Sprinkle 50ml water now and then and stir it for 4 more mins-till little dry.
    6.Add the grated coconut and mix well and cook for 2 mins on a very slow fire till it gets well mixed.
    7.Serve it hot for breakfast or dinner(with grated coconut and sugar).


Anonymous said...

never thought of oats upma. I have been experimenting with oats since my kids hate it and the only way they will have it is like a batter coating-will try this tom for brekfast!

Nona said...

Thanks for sharing