Tag: Oats

Oats Rotti/Roti

Oats is rich in essential nutrients and fiber.  Good for health. It helps in lowering cholesterol levels.

Oats contain more soluble fiber than any other grain, resulting in slower digestion, a feeling of satiety and suppression of appetite.

Today I tried with Oats Rotti which is very simple, tasty, liked by everyone moreover easy to prepare.  Can be tried out for breakfast, evening snack or as a diet subsitute.



Cucumber Oats Idli

Cucumber Oats Idli

Cucumber Idli is very tasty and good for health. Cucumber helps in digestion. It contains many vitamins, anti oxidants and very rich in potassium. It is helpful in hair growth. It acts as coolant, for skin, black cirlces around eyes. It helps in maintaining Blood Pressure.

As already we have learnt about Oats which is healthier I tried Cucumber Oats Idli. Everybody at home liked and it has been added in the list of breakfast.

Let us learn how to make Instant Cucumber Oats Idli. It is very easy to prepare and tasty also.

Ingredients :

Medium Rava                                 1 ½ cup

Oats                                                    1 ½ cup

Cucumber (grated)                      2 cups

Green chillies                                 4-5

Ginger paste                                   ½ tsp

Curry leaves                                   6-7

Coriander leaves                          4-5 strands

Cashew                                             for garnishing

Oil                                                      2 tsp

Mustard seeds                               ½ tsp

Curds                                                 1 cup

Eno fruit salt                                   ½ tsp

Water as required

Salt to taste

Method :

In a mixie grind half the quantity of grated cucumber, green chillies, grated cconut(optional), half the quantity of curry and coriander leaves to a coarse paste.

In a pan put oil when it is hot put mustard seeds to splutter.

In the same pan add Oats, rava, grounded mixture, ginger paste, other quantity of grated cucumber, finely chopped curry and coriander leaves, salt, curds and mix well.

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Do not add water at this point of time. Cucumber leaves water so check the necessity and add water to mix.

Keep for 20 mins.

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Meantime, keep the cooker on stove in high flame.

Now add Eno fruit salt to the batter and mix gently. If necessary you can add more water to get the right consistency.

In a pan roast cashew with little ghee and place in the Idli moulds.

Put spoonful of batter on Idli moulds and place in cooker and cook for 8-10 mins.

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Allow the cooker to cool for 3-4 mins.

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Remove Cucumber Oats Idli with the help of a spoon.

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Now Cucumber Oats Idli is ready to eat. It is served with Sambar and any chutney of your choice.

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Tips :

Batter should be appropriate to get fluffier Idli. No need to roast Oats.


Oats Rava Idli

Oats Rava Idli

The common Oat (Avena Sativa) is a species of cereal grain for its seed, which is known by the same name (usually in the plural, unlike other grains). While oats are suitable for human consumption as oatmeal and rolled oats, one of the most common uses is as livestock feed

Oats have numerous uses in foods; most commonly, they are rolled or crushed into oatmeal, or ground into fine oat flour. Oatmeal is chiefly eaten as porridge, but may also be used in a variety of baked goods, such as oatcakes, oatmeal cookies and oat bread.

The reports of research find that dietary oats can help lower cholesterol . They are the significant sources of dietary fiber. Oats have a higher concentration of well-balanced protein than other cereals. Oats contain phytochemicals (plant chemicals) which have been associated with protection from chronic disease such as cancer. Oats are a good source of essential vitamins, amino acids. According to a new study, it was discovered that beta glucan can enhance the ability of certain human immune cells to navigate to the site of a bacterial infection, resulting in faster healing. So don’t delay and start eating more oats today !

Today let us learn how to make Instant Oats Rava Idli. It is very easy to prepare and tasty also.  You can give surprise to the family members and guests by making such a delicious dish with a short time…..and get appreciation….!!