Sunday, December 4, 2011

Oats Upma Recipe-How to make Oats Upma

Upma has always been my favorite, be it rava upma or semiya upma or upma kozhukattai or any upma for that matter. Now-a-days oats is gaining popularity as a breakfast dish mainly because of its health benefits and also it can be cooked in a jiffy. Oats upma is a healthy and delicious dish prepared with oats and mixed vegetables. Today let us learn how to prepare oats upma following this easy oats upma recipe-

Oats upma
Vegetable Oats Upma
Serves-1-2

Oats - 1/2 cup
Rava /sooji - 1/4 cup
Onion -1
Green chilli - 1 finely chopped
Ginger- 1 inch piece finely chopped
Mixed vegetables - 1 cup (little of carrot, beans, cauliflower, potato, capsicum, peas)
Water- 3/4 cup
Salt as required

For the seasoning


Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Hing- a pinch
Urad dal- 1/2 tsp
Red chilli -1
Curry leaves-few

Preparation

Dry roast oats for a few minutes, until it becomes slightly hot to touch.

Dry roast rava also. Skip this step, if using roasted rava.

Method


Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add the rest of the ingredients mentioned under seasoning.

The add finely chopped onions, chilli, ginger and saute till onions turn translucent.

Add all the vegetables, saute for a few minutes, then add 3/4 cup of water and salt required.

When water come to boil, simmer the flame, add rava stirring continuously and cook till it is half done.

Then add oats, cover and cook till done. (oats need less time and less water to get cooked, so you can add it, after rava is half cooked)

Serve delicious oats upma with any chutney varieties or sambar varieties.

Meet you all again with another interesting post, till then it is bye from Padhu of Padhuskitchen.com

25 comments:

  1. Oats upma looks yummy. Lovely decoration..

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  2. Tempting combo..delicious n healthy breakfast

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  3. Oats upma looks um and I love the cute potato birdie on the side..:) Very creative..
    Reva

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  4. I've been thinking of making oats upama I can use this recipe as a reference.

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  5. Such an easy yet healthy recipe... a must must try for sure. :)

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  6. Nice.
    Lots of oats recipes on your blog. Looks like you're quite a healthy foodie :)

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  7. wow am drooling dear.... healthy upma....mouthwatering too...

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  8. Wonderful recipe. Looks yummy and very healthy.

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  9. Yummy. Oats is light on the stomach and Upma is the easiest , tasty , veg snack.:-)

    BTW, I read tips on Hair care and liked it very much. Thanks for the exhaustive tips there. I could not figure out how to comment on that page. :-(

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  10. mmm... very healthy and nutritious upma.

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  11. This looks so yummy and healthy ...love the cute presentation!

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  12. Looks yummy n healthy.. can quaker oats be used for this upma ?

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  13. Sabu - Yes, you can use quaker oats

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  14. Do you need to grind the oats before using?

    Lovely recipe

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  15. Kajal -No, you don't need to powder it. Just roast oats.

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  16. hi..padhu... ur dishes very delicious...... & its very use full 2 me..........

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  17. Hi padhu, i have tried upma with oats many times but not able to get that typical upma consistency.... most of the times its getting soggy or sometimes too much hard. can u help me out......

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    1. It is because you are adding too much water or very less water. That is the reason I have added a little rava to this oats upma. Try this way. Just sprinkle water after adding oats. If you find it hard, sprinkle more water and cook covered. Oats need very less water to get cooked.

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  18. Anu, thanks for the yummy and healthy oats upma.

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