oats khichdi

Oats cooked with a lot of vegetables make a nutritious khichdi, which is very helpful for weight loss and a perfect health.
INGREDIENTS:
1 cup Quacker oats
1 cup Yellow Moong dhal
1 cup onions.(finely chopped)
2 Tomatoes.(finely chopped)
1 cup chopped carrot, capsicum & beans and  peas,
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Chili powder.
1 tsp Coriander powder
1 tsp Garam masala powder
1/4 tsp Asafetida.
1/4 Mustard seeds
1/4 Cumin seeds
Curry leaves .
Salt as per taste

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METHOD

First wash the yellow moong dal under running cold water till water runs clear.
Soak them in enough water for 15-20 minutes and then drain the water. Meantime prep other ingredients for khichdi.
Heat the oil in a pressure cooker on medium heat. Once hot add Asafetida.& mustard seeds and let them pop. Then add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.Now add curry leaves. It may splutter.
Immediately add chopped onions fry till it turns pink color
Now add ginger paste and green chili.Cook for a minute or till the raw smell of ginger goes away.
Add rest of the veggies (tomato, peas,capsicum,beans, carrot). Mix well ..cook for a minute or two

Now Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, Garam masala &coriander powder and salt.

Stir well cook for a minute then add oats & drained moong dal ..Mix well add water
Cover the pressure cooker with lid, put the weight on. Cook it for 2 whistles on medium heat. After that turn off the stove and let the pressure go down by itself. Then open the lid. You will notice the dal is almost mushy and khichdi has thick runny consistency.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot…..

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Oats Rava Dosa

We all know that oats is a very healthy and nutritious food. Oats has many vital nutrients such as vitamins, fiber and minerals. If you are bored of having oats porridge everyday, for a change you can make this rava dosa. Today let us learn how to prepare instant oats rava dosa following this easy and quick oats rava dosa recipe-

 

INGREDIENTS
1 cup  Quakers oats
1 cup rava ( sooji)
1 cup fresh curd
2 tsp ghee
1/2 tsp mustard seeds(rai)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp ginger
1 tbsp cashewnuts
1 tsp green chilli ( chopped)
1 tsp curry leaves
1 tbsp finely dhaniya
3/4 cup of water
salt to taste
oil for greasing

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Method
First we have to combine the oatws flour , rava , curd & 3/4 cup of water in a deep bowl .
Mix well and keep aside for 15 – 20 minutes
Next heat the ghee in a pan and add the hing, mustard seeds, cumin seeds  and cashewnuts When it turns golden brown add ginger, chilli, curry leaves  & some salt, and chopped coriander leaves to this. Mix well and turn off the heat .. Now
Add it to the oats-rava batter. (make it thin if u lkike thin dosa i made it bit thick as my kids love thick dosa)
Now Heat a non stick tawa, pour a ladle of batter and spread it lightly in a circular motion as you do for normal dosa.
Drizzle a tsp of oil around the dosa. Make small dosas otherwise, you will not be able to flip over the dosa. Keep it on medium flame and cook the dosa. Do not be in a hurry to flip over the dosa. Let it get cooked well.
When it is cooked, flip it over to the other side. Do it carefully as this dosa will be very soft. After the other side is cooked, remove from heat and Serve warm with chutney of your choice.

Oats Beetroot Tikki

Oats Beetroot Tikki  is easy, delicious, healthy and colorful snack for tea time or for kids lunch/snack box or for your party it’s wonderful too, best thing is we can prepare the tikki and keep in fridge for 1 day or freeze it too just shallow fry them whenever we can ready to serve. I haven’t tried deep frying these oats cutlet but if you making this in large patch for party then you can deep fry it but personally I make my cutlets to be pan fried than deep fried.
INGREDIENTS::
1 cup oats flour
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp  Coriander powder
1 boiled potato

1 boiled beetroot

1/2 cup onion finely chooped
1/4 cup peas

 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

1 green chilly (finely chopped)

2 tsp Oil for frying cutlet
salt to taste
a pinch of asafoetida

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METHOD:
First Boil, peel off potatoes & beetroot …..smash and keep aside …

Take a bowl add oats ,beetroot, potato,onion,, all dry powders, ginger garlic paste mix all Make smooth and soft dough. Cover it and let it rest for 15 minutes.
After 15 minutes Roll the dough and stuff it with the mixture and roll it again..
Now divide the dough into a small round shaped tikkis roll on oats  and keep aside.
Now heat a pan or tawa add 1 or 2 tsp oil and place 4 to 6 tikki ( depend on ur pan size), do not crowd then and cook in medium flame until golden brown.
Flip tikki  to another side add again oil and cook until olden brown again , drain in kitchen with towel  and do for remaining batch
Serve with tomato sauce

Healthy Steamed Oats Muthia

Oats Muthia recipe proves that you can make healthier versions of almost any dish by throwing in a few thoughtful ingredients – like oats in this case. Using oats to make the popular gujarati snack makes it a wonder dish for diabetics. Oats rich in fibre, they help control blood sugar levels. You know that oats are rich in fiber which is good for your health. It is nutritious and healthy snack not only because we added oats, also we are using the steaming method over fried one…
Ingredients:
1 cup Oats (i used Quackers oats )

1/2 cup Steamed rice

1 cup Wheat flour

2 tsp Red chilli powder

1/2 Turmeric powder

1 tsp Coriander powder

1/2 tsp Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

1 Green chilli (finely chopped)

1 tsp Oil to fry
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
Salt to taste
1/2 lemon
1/4 cup Water
Method:
Take a big bowl add oats, rice and wheat flour….
Now add half tsp red chilli powder, 1/4 tumeric powder, 1/2 coriander powder & salt Add little oil and knead into stiff dough.. I used little water …
Add about one inch of water in the steamer and bring it to a boil. Grease the tray (with holes) with oil.
Grease your hand and divide the dough into two parts and make 6 inch long rolls.
Steam it for around 20 minutes. Remove from the steamer and let it sit till it can be handles.
then slice it into round pieces.
Now take a frying pan add oil
Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter, followed by sesame seeds. Cover and let them splutter. Add a pinch of asafoetida and sauté for 2 seconds.
Now add ginger garlic paste as well finely chopped green chilly and curry leaves…. now add balance 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder & bit salt and squeeze the lemon mix well..
Add the sliced steamed muthia and sauté for a few minutes or till it absorbs the tempering…
Hot yummy oats muthia is ready to serve…
Serve with khadi for dinner or break fast …
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Oats Besan Adai

Oats besan adai is one of the quick healthy breakfast ideas .Another quick, instant & healthy breakfast idea for the busy mornings! Loaded with fiber-rich oats . Oats besan adai is very easy to prepare.  There is no need of fermentation.  You just have to soak all the lentils for 2 hours, and then grind together with oats.  And as soon as the batter is ready, the adai can be made. This instant adai is very light and works pretty well for breakfast too!
Ingredients

1 cup oats (  Quakers brand )

1/2 Besan flour
1/4 tsp  Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp  Red chilli powder
1/4 tsp  Coriander powder
a pinch of asafoetida

1/4 tsp jeera
1/4 tsp cooking soda

1 cup onion finely chopped

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

1 green chilly (finely chopped)

a bunch of coriander leaves

1 spring curry leaves

salt to taste

2 tsp oil( 1tsp in dough and 1 while cooking)

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Method
Take a  bowl, mix together oats, besan, onion, green chillies, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, jeera , salt, cooking soda and needed water to make a batter. I added a little more than 1/2 cup of water. The batter should not be too thin it should be  thick, so adjust water accordingly. Taste the batter to check for salt.

Now take a non stick tawa, when the tawa is well heated (check it by sprinkling water on the tawa), reduce the flame to medium and pour a ladle of batter and spread it in a circular motion. Drizzle a tsp of oil around the dosa.
When it is cooked, flip it over to the other side. Once the other side is cooked, remove from tawa
Serve hot with sambar or coconut chutney or with idli podi. I didnt wait for any chutney for sidedish just digged in eith idli podi and tomato sauce 🙂

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Oats Chilla Raita

Do you fed up making same onion raita daily ,, need a change ,, try this yummy oats chilla raita ..I am damm sure you will sure love it ..I tried something different with oats which is really nutritious and easy to cook .. My kids loved it so much ..
Ingredients
1 cup oats (  Quakers brand )
1/2 Besan flour
1/4 tsp  Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp  Red chilli powder
1/4 tsp  Coriander powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds(rai)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)

1 cup Curd
1/2 tsp Cooking soda/ baking powder

salt to taste
2 tsp oil( 1tsp in dough and 1 for tadka for raita )
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Method
Take a  bowl, mix together oats, besan, , turmeric powder, jeera , salt, cooking soda and needed water to make a batter. I added a little more than 1/2 cup of water. The batter should not be too thin nor too thick, so adjust water accordingly. Taste the batter to check for salt.
Now take a non stick tawa, when the tawa is well heated (check it by sprinkling water on the tawa), reduce the flame to medium and pour a ladle of batter and spread it in a circular motion. Drizzle a tsp of oil around the dosa.
When it is cooked, flip it over to the other side. Once the other side is cooked, remove from tawa allow it to cool
Now take a pan put oil ,mustard seeds(rai) , cumin seeds (jeera)& asafoetida (hing)
Let it splutter
Now add cury leaves and add little water let it cool
take the chilla cut into small pieces and add incurd .. now add the tadka and salt to taste ..
Garnish with coriander leaves .
yummy tasteful raita is ready to serve with roti or parathas..

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Once i download i got 200 rs in my account ..So just want to give a try to their service.. I choosed laundry service… I booked on the app got a call from clean smart hi tech launderers ..  They sent a guy who came to pick my clothes i gave bedsheets and almost all white clothes.. He weight the clothes ..counted and gave me a pamplet which described their service, rates and all… he said he will return it in a week…

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As per scheduled time he came a week later exactly and returned the clothes after service done..The clothes were really washed perfectly and ironed… Iwas so satisfied with the service done   I have had a great experience with UrbanClap  with resonable  cost and quality guarantees. The UC team was in touch through out the work lifecycle which was amazing. I had a brilliant experience and will remain a loyal customer.

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Oats masala vada

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup Oats ( quakers oats)
1/2 cup Channa dhal
1/2 cup Onion, chopped
1 Green chilli, chopped
1 tsp Ginger, finely chopped
1 tsp fennel seeds

Salt- to taste

Oil- to fry

 

METHOD:

First Soak the channa dhal in water about two hours and grind them as coarse paste without water, if its too hard to grind,just sprinkle some water.
Before removing the channadal paste, add the dry roasted rolled oats,fennel seeds and grind it.
Coarsely grind this and add this in a bowl.Now add the chopped onions, chopped green chillies, grated ginger pieces and salt.
Mix well with hand if you fell the mixture is dry sprinkle some water.
Take a pan pour oil and heat it
Now take a small ball from the channa dal-oats mixture, flatten them in your palms and gently put them in hot oil.
Deep fry this in medium flame till it become golden & crispy.
Serve hot with spicy coconut chutney or sauce
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Oats Beetroot Paratha !!!

I have been thinking of doing this week’s healthy recipe and finally decided to do Oats Beetroot Paratha Recipe which is made from whole wheat flour dough stuffed with oats, potato & boiled beetroot  that is sauteed until tender……Oats are very healthy and fiber rich and just adding some masala to it and stuffing potato&beetroot  inside paratha making a very delicious main course for lunch or dinner. The stuffing with oats is very simple and hardly takes less time to make scrumptious parathas which can be served with any raithas.Carbohydrates, Proteins and Vitamins from the beets and the whole wheat &oats  gives this paratha taste and also the energy the kids require at school.

 

INGREDIENTS !!!

1 cup oats flour
1 cup wheat flour
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp  Coriander powder
1 boiled potato

1 boiled beetroot

1/2 cup onion finely chooped
1/4 cup peas

1 tsp ginger garlic paste                                                                                                                                                                            1 green chilly (finely chopped)

2 tsp Oil for frying cutlet
salt to taste
a pinch of asafoetida

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METHOD!!!!

First take wheat flour add salt make a normal plain dough with water and keep aside
Boil, peel off potatoes & beetroot …..smash and keep aside …

Take a bowl add oats ,beetroot, potato,onion,, all dry powders, ginger garlic paste mix all Make smooth and soft dough. Cover it and let it rest for 15 minutes.
After 15 minutes Roll the dough and stuff it with the mixture and roll it again..
Now divide the dough into a small round shaped tikkisand keep aside.
Now take wheat plain dough ball at time. Dip it into dry flour and roll into 3-4 inch diameter circle using rolling pin and board  Now put oats beetroot stuffing in the center.. Pinch it into the center to seal it properly.  Again roll it  gently….. Then Heat the tawa in medium heat…. Once hot place the rolled paratha on it . Flip it and cook other side as well. Apply some oil/ghee on the surface…Flip again and cook it by pressing gently.   Oats beet root paratha is ready to serve with the choice of yours!!!!

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