Howdy! To all the fitness freak out there, this blog is for you people. You must be aware of oats. It’s very common among people who love being in shape as well as eat healthy food. Today I’m going to discuss some of the recipes you can try with oats.
Indian food is all about grains and cereals and oats are the substitute to these. Oats are rich in fibre, manganese, copper, biotin, phosphorous, magnesium, zinc, etc. Oats helps in lowering the cholesterol level and so it’s liked by diabetic people as well. They are good source of ant-oxidants as well. Oats comes under heavy diet and it can count for one meal a day.
There are various ways in which you can make oats and if you are tired of you are tired eating oats according to your usual recipe then this article is for you. I have listed my seven favourite recipes of oats which you can try with your usual oats and experience a completely different experience.
This for the people who love South-Indian food and love to be in shape as well. This dish gives both the South-India delicacy and is super healthy in the same time.
Fry onion, tomato and other veggies you like.
Add turmeric and salt accordingly. Then add oats to it.
Roast until the oats turn light brown.
Add water and cook for 5-7 minutes in covered lid.
Put oil in another pan. Add mustard seeds to it.
Add urad dal when the seeds start to crack.
Sauté little the dal turns golden brown.
Add curry leaves, salt, onion and turmeric to it.
Add chopped carrots and peas to it then add salt to it.
Once the carrots and peas are cooked add the oats mixture to this and cook for a while until everything is properly cooked.
Garnish with coriander and squeeze some lemon on the top.
This dish is mostly recommended for starters. This dish is good when you need to cook something instantly provided that you’ve done the preparations beforehand.
Crush the oats till they are coarse.
Mix oats, semolina, cur, water, vegetables, salt, mint leaves, coriander, and turmeric and crushed chillies. Mix well.
The mixture will be a thick batter.
Keep the mixture aside for around 20 minutes.
Heat the pan and grease it with little oil.
Ladle the batter on the pan and spread it in circles.
Roast the chilla till it turns golden-brown.
Turn to the other side and roast this side as well.
Serve the chilla with chilli sauce or tomato sauce.
Remember the time when you reach home after the exhausting workplace and you are too tired to do anything, then this recipe is for those times which is tasty and helps you having healthy diet at the same time. This is one of the easiest dishes you can make through oats.
Mix the roasted oats powder, cumin seeds and water in a bowl. Mix properly.
The batter has to be slightly thin in comparison to the idli batter.
Grease a vessel with butter and pour the batter into it.
In another bowl, boil water and put the greased batter vessel into it. Cover the bowl with the lid.
Let it steam for 5-7 minutes.
You’ll let to know that your Khichu is cooked when on removing the lid of the bowl; it has risen from its original level.
You can add sweet corns in it as well if you like.
Ever wondered if you can use oats to some something as tasty as the desert. This one’s for all those sweet lovers out there.
Roast oats in a pan.
In another pan, boil milk and add sugar to it. For diabetic people you can add sugar free instead of sugar.
Once the milk is warm, roasted oats to it.
When the mixture thickens add dry fruits to it.
And just like that your healthy desert is ready.
This dish an extension to a very well-known dish, egg- bhurji. So basically it’s a dish which has both protein and fibre. This is one of the best version of the breakfast ever, when the dish is both healthy and less-time consuming.
Whisk eggs, oats, salt, veggies and chillies properly in a bowl.
Grease the pan with butter and heat it.
Add the mixture to it.
Cook it a little and then scramble it.
Cook it for some more time till it gets dry.
Garnish the bhurji with coriander and its ready.
This dish is a saviour for that the mothers out there who are worried about their kids not consuming healthy food. All they want is cookie every time. So why not make the cookies healthy.
Pre-heat the oven at a temperature of 170 degrees for about 7-8 minutes.
Meanwhile, whisk butter, brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon powder, vanilla extract in a bowl.
Beat in the eggs one at a time into the mixture. Whisk properly.
Combine the flour and baking soda simultaneously into the mixture.
Add salt and oats to it.
Grease a tray with butter.
Spread the mixture on the tray in the shape of a cookie. Remember to maintain distance of 2 inch between each cookie.
Bake the cookies in the pre-heated oven.
You can top the cookie before baking it with a nut as well. They look beautiful and are healthier that way.
Oats Masala Parathas
All the Punjabis in the house, this dish is especially for you. Parathas are known for the amount of oil content they contain. Oats Parathas kind of nullify the oil and makes it a super cool and tasty dish to intake.
In a bowl add wheat flour, 1 tsp oil, salt and water. Mix it properly to make thick dough. The dough must be a little harder than your regular paratha dough.
In another bowl, take the soaked oats. Drain water from it.
Add spices and salt to the oats and mix them well.
Roll out chapatis with the whole wheat dough and with the help of a spoon, place the oats mixture in the middle of the chapati.
Make a paratha out of it.
Heat a non-stick pan and roast the paratha on both sides with a little oil/butter till it turns golden brown.
Serve it with curd, pickle and salad.
Hope you liked these recipes and are looking forward to try these out super soon. Do let us know which recipe you liked the most in the comments below. Share us with you oats story. Bon appétit!