17 October, 2012

Oats Upma ~ A Healthy BreakFast




Upma's South India's common breakfast in all homes, in lack of Idli Dosai batter.In my childhood i never tasted upma happily.. don't know why !!But as usual after when i started cooking i started  liking  it :-) It's very simple to prepare.Only 15 to 20 mins enough to make a tasty n fulfilling  dish!!

For Blogging Marathon #21 , am going to share some  delicious simple Upma(s).Have you ever tried of making Upma with Oats ?!Do you think how sticky will be?! I too thought the same..but now a days Oats Upma takes a major part in my Diet..This can be serve for Break fast or Evening Snack.Do give it a try !!






Ingredients:
  1. Oats-1 cup
  2. Onion-1 medium size (Chopped)
  3. Mix vegetables -1 cup (Chopped)
  4. Ginger and Garlic paste-1 teaspoon
  5. Salt
  6. Cilantro
  7. Lemon juice- 1 teaspoon 
  8. Water - As required 
To temper:
  1. Mustard seeds-1/2 teaspoon
  2. Chana dal-1 teaspoon
  3. Urad dal-1 teaspoon
  4. Curry leaves
  5. Green Chilly- 2 nos
  6. Oil-1 tablespoon 


Method:
  • Dry roast the oats in wider pan in medium Flame.Roast it till raw smell goes out.
  • Transfer the oats in to a plate.
  • Now, heat a pan/kadai with oil.Splutter all ingredients under to tempering list.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste ,fry for less than a min.
  • Then goes onion,add little salt.fry till changes in color.
  • Add the vegetable and turmeric powder.saute well.Pour some water to cover the vegetable,close with lid and cook it for 5 mins or till veggies cooks.
  • Once the vegetable's done add some more water.Add the roasted Oats, mix well.Now oats will observe all the moisture.
  • Again add some water and lemon juice,  close with lid and cook it till the oats cooks.
  • Add some chopped cilantro/coriander  leaves,mix it well.

  • Ready to go with any spicy chutney or Sambar. Even with Pickle.


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18 comments:

  1. lovely clicks and healthy breakfast

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  2. Even I did the same last Sunday dear... Need to post it.... Lovely pictures

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  3. delectable, also loved the way you have arranged it and the crockery....makes it even more tempting

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  4. Real healthy and tasty upma... Inviting too...
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  5. healthy and hearty breakfast
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  6. healthy breakfast. looks tasty.

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  7. One of my fav food, never get bored of this healthy upma.Lovely platter.

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  8. very nutritious upma. I make it the same way...

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  9. Beautiful presentation Prabha, so inviting..

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  10. photos look fabulous, especially the last one

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  11. Lovely pictures !! The upma looks so inviting...

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  12. A nutritious one with healthy oats and loads of veggies.

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  13. I usually make it with just pews and onions. Must add more vegetables next time. It looks so colourful and attractive this way. Very nice Prabha

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  14. I too made this for BM but did not use lemon juice.Will try with it the next time. Yummy clicks....

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  15. I too never used to like upma when I was a kid. Started liking it when I figured out that it was quite easy to prepare :D. Never tried an oats upma, will give it a try sometime.

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