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Sunday, December 9, 2012

Healthy BreakFast - Oats Upma


Oats - 1 cup
Lemon Juice - 2spoons (optional)
Onion - 1 medium sized finely chopped
Beans - 1/4 cup
Carrot - 1/4 cup
Ginger paste- 1 tsp
Pepper - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves- 1/2 tbsp finely chopped
Water - 3/4 to 1 cup
Salt - to taste
Ghee - 1 tsp
To temper 
Curry Leaves
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Green Chilli - 1 slitted


1.Dry roast oats for 3mins, keep it aside.

2.Pressure cook carrot and beans just for 1 whistle, set aside.

3.In a pan, heat oil - add mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves allow it to splutter.

4.Then add garlic paste,onion and green chilli - saute till onions turn slightly soft.

5.Then add cooked carrot, beans. Saute for 2mins, then add required salt, pepper powder.

6.Add oats and water give a quick stir, keep covered for a minute. Once oats turns soft and blended well with the veggies, add chopped coriander leaves. Drizzle ghee and switch it off.

While serving you can sprinkle lemon juice to taste the dish yummy. Pepper and garlic in this recipe plays a key role in taste. Also this recipe is a healthy recipe, as Oatmeal is a great comfort food and cardio-protector. You get a triple dose of cardiovascular healing and slash your risk of heart attack with a daily breakfast bowl of oats.

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