Oats Idli Recipe

Ingredients to prepare Oats Idli :

Main ingredients:  
Oats  2 cup
Sooji rava  1 cup
Curd  1 cup
Baking soda  ½ tea spoon
Grated carrot  1 cup
Chopped coriander leaves  4 tea spoons
Salt  as required
For tempering:  
Oil  1 table spoon
Mustard seeds  1 tea spoon
Cumin seeds  1 tea spoon
Chana dal  2 tea spoon
Asafoetida  a pinch
Crushed black pepper  ½ tea spoon
Chopped green chilies  2 tea spoons
Finely chopped curry leaves  2 tea spoons
Chopped ginger  1 tea spoon
Cashews, chopped  12 to 15
Grated coconut  2 table spoons

Oats Idli preparation method :

Oats Idli recipe
Oats Idli recipe

Grind oats in a grinder to a fine flour.

Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and saute for 1 minute.

Now add green chilies, ginger, curry leaves, cashews and a pinch of asafoetida. After 1 minute add sooji rava and saute for 2 minutes.

Then add the oats flour and keep on stirring and roast for 4 to 5 minutes. Take this mixture in a bowl and let it cool.

Then add the grated carrots and chopped coriander leaves. Add curd and 1 cup water.

Now add salt and baking soda, stir very well. The batter should have a medium consistency. Cover and allow the batter to sit for 5 to 6 minutes.

Grease the idli moulds with some oil or ghee. Also heat water in the idli steamer or pressure cooker.

Pour the batter in a the greased idli moulds, place the moulds in the steamer or pressure cooker. Cover and steam the idlis for 10 to 12 minutes.

Allow the steamed idlis to stand for 2 minutes, then remove them with a spoon dipped in hot water.

Now the Oats Idlis are ready to serve .

Serve these light healthy oats idli hot or warm with coconut chutney or sambar.