Monday, 5 December 2016

Oats Uppuma (ஓட்ஸ் உப்புமா)

On a rainy Sunday, waking up late in the morning, one always wonders what to make for breakfast. No mood for elaborate preparation and equally, no desire to settle down for bread or corn flakes! Oats uppuma is one of the 'quick recipes' you could try on these days! What’s more? It’s healthy, easy and tasty! Let’s check the recipe…

Ingredients: (Serves 1)

Rolled oats – 1 cup
Onion – small 1 no, chopped
Green chili – 1 no chopped
Oil – 1 tblsp
Mustard seeds – ½ teaspoon
Urad dhal – ½ teaspoon
Bengal gram dhal – ½ teaspoon
Boiled green peas – 1 tblsp
Curry leaves – a few
Water – 1 cup
Salt – to taste

Oats Uppuma  (ஓட்ஸ் உப்புமா)
Method: Dry roast rolled oats in a kadai on medium flame for a couple of minutes. Allow it to cool. Heat oil in a kadai; add mustard seeds, and when they start to sputter, add urad dhal and Bengal gram dhal. Sauté till the dhals turn golden brown. Add the chopped onion and sauté till it turns transparent. Now add green chilli, boiled green peas and curry leaves and mix well. Pour in 1 teacup of water. Add required salt and bring it to boil. Reduce the flame and add the roasted oats slowly, while stirring continuously. Cover and cook on low flame till the water is fully absorbed. Switch off the fire. Your breakfast is ready! Serve hot with any chutney. 

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