Upma Oats (ओट्स)
Oats Upma Recipe
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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.

Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Total Time (Minutes): 20
Ingredients:
  • 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:

  1. 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.
  2. Saute until the cashews turn golden brown.
  3. Now add ginger, 2 chilli and 1/2 onion. Saute well.
  4. Add 1/2 carrot, 5 beans, 1/4 capsicum, 2 tbsp peas, 1/2 tsp turmeric and 1/2 tsp salt.
  5. Add 2 tbsp water, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Now, add 1 cup water and get it to a boil. if using instant oats, just add 1/4 cup water.
  7. Once the water comes to a boil, add in roasted oats and mix well.
  8. Mix until the oats absorb all the water.
  9. Now, cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until oats gets cooked well.
  10. Add salt, coriander, coconut and 1 tbsp lemon juice.
  11. Enjoy the oats upma.