This is a great way to get incorporate heart healthy oats into your breakfast…If you are tired of the oat-meal, brown sugar, cranberries and nuts combo, try this Indian recipe using oats. Top it with some potato curry and spicy chutney, you have a wonderful sunday morning hearty breakfast to go!
It is a great idea for kids lunch box as well.…my 5 yr old loves to eat them with tomato ketchup!
Ingredients: Makes about 10 idlis
1 cup oats and 1/2 cup rava
1 cup- Plain Yogurt
1/2 cup grated carrots
1/2 cup peas
1/2 tsp mustard seeds, curry leaves and oil for seasoning
1/2 tsp Salt to taste
Roast the oats in a shallow pan lightly on a medium flame for about 5 mins. Let it cool. In a blender, grind the oats into a coarse powder. Then roast the rava for about 5 minutes on medium flame as well. Mix the yogurt with the rava and the ground oats powder. Set the batter aside for 30 mins.
Add the seasoned mustard seeds, curry leaves, grated carrots and peas into the batter. Pour into the idli mold and steam for about 20 mins.
Serve with potato curry /chutney!