Oats vegetable idli

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Oats Idli

We all know the benefits of oats studies have shown helping in lowering cholesterol, stabilising the blood sugar,  reducing high blood pressure, losing weight.I have added some flavour in cooking and serving oats and it turns out really tasty as Oats Idli so I thought to share with all of you.

I use rolled oats
I use rolled oats for this recipe

What we need (For 12 idli)

1 cup oats rolled (you can use instant)
½ cup sooji (semolina)
½ cup chopped vegetable (cabbage, beans, peas, onion, and grated carrot)
½ tsp ginger chopped

1/3 tsp. turmeric

1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
2 tbsp. chopped coriander leaves
½ cup curd
1 cup water
½ tsp. baking soda or eno fruit salt 1 tsp.
Salt to taste

For tempering

½ tsp oil

1 pinch hing( Asafoetida)

2 green chilli chopped
½ tsp. mustard seed
1 tsp. chana dal (Bengal gram split)
1 tsp urad dal (black gram)
½ tsp black pepper crushed

How to make

Firstly, make a fine flour of oats with the help of the grinder.
Now in a pan heat oil on medium heat. Add mustard seed, Chana dal and urad dal; stir when mustard starts crackling, add green chilli and chopped ginger, hing, add turmeric, red chilli powder, stir, add Sooji sauté for 2 minutes, now add oat flour, mix well and roast for 5 minutes. Cool it.
In a mixing bowl, add chopped vegetables, coriander leaves, oats mixture, salt, curd, water, mix well and keep aside for 5-6 minutes.

Now add baking soda or Eno fruit salt, mix well, pour batter into greased idli moulds…

serve hot with coconut chutneys or Avial or sambhar.


Note If you don’t have idli moulds you can use muffin mould and cook in the steamer or you can cook in the microwave.



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