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Oats idli recipe | instant oats idli | steamed oatmeal idli

 A healthy and tasty savory cake recipe made with powdered oats and yogurt. It is an urban fusion recipe made generally as breakfast recipe to those who cannot consume rice based idlis. It is very similar to RAVA IDLI in terms of texture and appearance and can be ideally served as it is without any side dish.

 Idli recipes are very common across India and especially in southern India. Due to its popularity, there has been a lot of variations and types of idli recipe which can be cherished for breakfast. One such fusion recipe is oats idli recipe made with powdered quick rolled oats, which can easily serve with chutney and sambar.

As i mentioned previously, oats recipes are healthy and are used in many indian recipes and especially in breakfast recipes. This recipe post is dedicated to idli recipe made with powdered quick rolled oats. 

Oats idli

The recipe of oats idli recipe is easy and simple without much complication, yet some tips and suggestions to make it more perfect. Firstly, i have dry roasted rolled oats till it turns crisp. This is a mandatory step and do not powder it without dry roasting it. Secondly, i have added grated carrots which is completely optional and can be skipped if nor required.  Lastly, i have added baking soda to skip the fermentation process which can be replaced with Eno fruit salt too.

Oats idli recipe | instant oats idli | steamed oatmeal idli

A healthy and tasty savory cake recipe made with powdered oats and yogurt. It is an urban fusion recipe made generally as breakfast recipe to those who cannot consume rice based idlis. It is very similar to RAVA IDLI in terms of texture and appearance and can be ideally served as it is without any side dish.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Keyword idli, idly, oats idli, oats idly, steamed idli
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Author Sowji’sKitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Oats Rolled Oats
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Grated ginger
  • 2 Chilli Finely chopped
  • 1 Carrot grated
  • 1/4 Cup rava / semolina / sooji Coarse
  • 1/4 Cup Curd
  • 1 Cup Water
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 10 Cashew nuts Halves
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda

Instructions 

  • Take one cup rolled oats in mixi jar. And blend into fine powder.
  • Heat 3 tsp oil in fry pan.
  • Add cashew nuts and fry for a min. Keep them aside.
  • Add seasoning  1 tsp mustard, ½ tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal, ½ tsp cumin and few curry leaves.
  • Add ½ tsp ginger paste and 2 chilli. saute slightly.
  • Add ¼  cup rava and roast on low flame until it turns aromatic.
  • Add powdered oats and mix well.
  • Transfer the mixture and allow to cool completely.
  • Add ¼  cup curd and 1 cup water.
  • Mix well making sure there are no lumps.
  • Rest for 20 minutes or until the rava absorbs water.
  • Further add lemon juice, grated carrot, ¾ tsp salt and ½ cup water.
  • Mix well making sure to form an idli batter consistency.
  • Just before steaming add a ½ tsp baking soda and mix well.
  • Steam the oats idli for 15 minutes on medium heat.
  • Finally, serve instant oats idli with coconut chutney and sambar.

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How to make Oats Idli with step by step :

1.Take one cup rolled oats in mixi jar. And blend into fine powder.Heat 3 tsp oil in fry pan

Oats powder

2.Add cashew nuts and fry for a min. Keep them aside

Cashwes fry

3.Add seasoning  1 tsp mustard, ½ tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal, ½ tsp cumin and few curry leaves.Add ½ tsp ginger paste and 2 chilli. saute slightly.

Seasoning

4.Add ¼  cup rava and roast on low flame until it turns aromatic.

Sooji

5.Add powdered oats and mix well.

Oats powder

6.Transfer the mixture and allow to cool completely.

Cool

7.Add ¼  cup curd and 1 cup water.

Curd and water

8.Mix well making sure there are no lumps.

Rest for 20 mins

9.Rest for 20 minutes or until the rava absorbs water.

10.Further add lemon juice, grated carrot, ¾ tsp salt and ½ cup water.

Carrot and lemon juice

11.Mix well making sure to form an idli batter consistency.

12.Just before steaming add a ½ tsp baking soda and mix well.

Baking soda

13.Steam the oats idli for 15 minutes on medium heat.

Steam idli

14.Finally, serve instant oats idli with coconut chutney and sambar.

Serve

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