Multicolored Oats Upma

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                  Now-a-days oats are getting popular because of health benefits. Instead of having oats porridge as breakfast, I want to try something different. One such easy breakfast recipe is oats upma which is healthy and nutritious.

   Ingredients

       1/2 Cup of Oats
       1/4 Cup of Onion
       2 Tbsp of Chopped Tomato
       1 Green Chilly
       1 Tsp of Ginger Garlic Paste
       2 Tbsp of Peas
       2 Tbsp of Chopped carrot
       1 Tbsp of Peanut
       1 Tbsp of Corn
       1/2 Tsp of Turmeric
       2 Tbsp of Chopped Cilantro
       1/2 Cup-3/4 Cup of Water
       Salt as needed

  To Temper

      2 Tbsp of oil
      1 Tsp of Mustard
      1 Tsp of Urad Dal
      1 Tsp of Channa Dal
      1 Red Chilly
      A Pinch Of Asafoetida
      Few Curry Leaves


  Method

        

  • Heat oil in pan and add “To Temper” ingredients. Add Mustard after it crackles add urad dal, red chillies, channa dal, asafoetida and curry leaves.
  • Add onions, green chilly, ginger garlic paste and saute well till onions turns translucent.
  • Add turmeric and chopped tomato, saute well.
  • Add all vegetables(carrot, peas, corn) and peanuts. Saute for few mins.
  • Then add required water and salt.
  • When water come to boil, simmer the flame and add oats, cover and cook till it done.
  • Garnish with Chopped Cilantro.
  • Serve yummy oats upma with any chutney.


  Tips

  • You can dry roast oats before adding to pan.
  • Cook in low flame as oats sticks to the pan.
  • Adding Coconut gives different taste.


 Health Benefits of Oats

  • Oats are good source of dietary fiber.
  • Oats contains one of the best source of Inositol, which is important maintaining for blood cholesterol level.
  • It acts as an antidepressant.

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