Oats upma is one of the healthiest dishes we can eat it on a regular basis due to its health benefits.It is very quick and easy to make and tasty to eat.It is Healthy, nutritious and guilt free breakfast.
Oats (instant) – 1 cup
Mixed vegetables (carrot,corn,peas) –2 cups
Onion – 1, small, chopped
Green chillies – 2, slit lengthwise
Oil – 1 tbsp
Water – 2 cups
Mustard seeds – 1/2tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2tsp
Chana dal – 1 tbsp
Urad dal – 1 tbsp
Curry leaves – few
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.Let them splutter and add cumin seeds,urad dal, chana dal,green chillies and curry leaves. Add chopped onions. When onions turns soft, add all the vegetables and sauté them for 2 mins . Add water to the vegetables and bring to a boil. Add salt to taste and oats, and mix thoroughly. Cover and cook over a medium flame for 10 minutes until the oats is cooked through and absorbs all the water. It should not turn very mushy. It tastes best if it still remains chewy.When done, oats should be soft, but chewy. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with yogurt and pickle :-)
This could be a tiffin, breakfast and also a lunch-box dish for sure.