Published: 05 October 2018
Last Updated: 06 November 2019
Protein-packed, full of fiber and low on fat, oats are designed to boost your energy levels and help you lead a healthy lifestyle. They are not only good for the stomach but are interestingly super filling, satisfying and versatile.
Oats contain a wide range of nutrients like fiber, vitamin E, essential fatty acids, etc. which make them top the healthy food charts.
Total Time (Minutes):
2 cup oats 1/2 tsp urad dal 1/2 tsp jeera or cumin Few curry leaves 10 cashew (optional) 1 inch ginger finely chopped 2 chilli slit 1/2 onion finely chopped, 1/2 carrot finely chopped, 5 beans finely chopped, 1/4 capsicum finely chopped, 2 tbsp peas or matar 1/2 tsp turmeric (optional) 3/4 tsp salt 1 cup water 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped 2 tbsp coconut grated (optional) 1 tbsp lemon juice Instructions:
In a large kadai, heat 1 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1/2 tsp urad dal, 1/2 tsp jeera, few curry leaves and 10 cashews. Saute until the cashews turn golden brown. Now add ginger, 2 chilli and 1/2 onion. Saute well. Add 1/2 carrot, 5 beans, 1/4 capsicum, 2 tbsp peas, 1/2 tsp turmeric and 1/2 tsp salt. Add 2 tbsp water, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Now, add 1 cup water and get it to a boil. if using instant oats, just add 1/4 cup water. Once the water comes to a boil, add in roasted oats and mix well. Mix until the oats absorb all the water. Now, cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until oats gets cooked well. Add salt, coriander, coconut and 1 tbsp lemon juice. Enjoy the oats upma.