Oats Chaat

Oats Chaat

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oats chaat is an intelligent combination of juicy and crunchy pomegranate with healthy oats, meetha chutney, herbs and spices and curd which makes this snack an enjoyable treat. Learn how to make healthy chaat.

To make oats chaat, first make the meetha chutney. Combine the dates and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and keep aside to cool slightly. Once cooled, blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste using ¼ cup of water. Transfer it in a deep bowl, add the chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, black salt and salt and mix well. Keep aside. Then make the chaat. Heat a broad non-stick pan and dry roast the oats on a medium flame for 4 minutes to remove the raw taste of oats. Keep aside to cool completely.

Combine all the ingredients, including the oats, in a deep bowl and mix well. Serve immediately garnished with coriander and pomegranate.

Oats is the last ingredient you thought would be used to make a chaat and yet it fits in so beautifully! The best part is that this unbelievably tasty Indian oats recipe is so nutritious that you can relish this snack without any guilt.

This easy healthy chaat for parties makes use of a unique meetha chutney that is sweetened completely with dates, without any jaggery, so it can be stored in the refrigerator and used to make this and other healthy chaats any time. We have attempted to make a healthier chutney with naturally sweet dates. Moreover, we have used only a small quantity (1 tbsp) in this recipe for taste and flavour boost.

Whenever hunger strikes, all you need to do is assemble together oats, veggies, curds, kala chana sprouts and the perky chutney to make healthy chaat. You can also replace kala chana sprouts with any other sprouts of your choice.

Oats are a good source of fiber and thus a healthy choice for snack. Heart patients, women with PCOS and healthy individuals all can indulge in this snack. This Indian oats recipe yields 6.9 g fiber per serving. Those with hypertension, should avoid the addition of chaat masala and the salt intake should be as per the prescribed amount.

The sprouts in this easy healthy chaat for parties is a brimming with protein, needed to build healthy cells and tissues. The garnish of pomegranate is to add some vitamin C to your snack. It’s a nutrient needed to build immunity and fight diseases and also add glow to your skin. A sprinkle of coriander lends the final Indian touch.

Tips for oats chaat. 1. Roasting oats perfectly is very important to make them crisp. 2. Assemble it just before serving and serve it immediately, else it will turn soggy.

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Oats Chaat recipe - How to make Oats Chaat

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients


For Oats Chaat
1 cup quick cooking rolled oats
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 cup beaten low fat curds (dahi)
1 tbsp meetha chutney , recipe below
1/4 cup sprouted and boiled kala chana (brown chick peas)
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1 tsp black salt (sanchal)
1 tsp chaat masala

For The Meetha Chutney (makes Approx. 1 3/4 Cups)
1 cup deseeded dates (khajur)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp black salt (sanchal)
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1/4 cup fresh pomegranate (anar)

Method
For the meetha chutney

    For the meetha chutney
  1. Combine the dates and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and keep aside to cool slightly.
  3. Once cooled, blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste using ¼ cup of water.
  4. Transfer it in a deep bowl, add the chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, black salt and salt and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat a broad non-stick pan and dry roast the oats on a medium flame for 4 minutes to remove the raw taste of oats. Keep aside to cool completely.
  2. Combine all the ingredients, including the oats, in a deep bowl and mix well.
  3. Serve immediately garnished with coriander and pomegranate.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy201 cal
Protein7.8 g
Carbohydrates38 g
Fiber6.9 g
Fat2.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium3916.7 mg
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    If you like oats chaat
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What is oats chaat made of?

    What is oats chaat made of?
  1. Oats chaat is made of 1 cup quick cooking rolled oats, 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes, 1 cup beaten low fat curds (dahi), 1 tbsp meetha chutney, 1/4 cup sprouted and boiled kala chana (brown chick peas), 1 tsp chilli powder, 2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder, 1 tsp black salt (sanchal), 1 tsp chaat masala, 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania) and 1/4 cup fresh pomegranate (anar).

For the meetha chutney of oats chaat

    For the meetha chutney of oats chaat
  1. For the meetha chutney of oats chaat recipe | healthy chaat | Indian oats recipes | easy healthy chaat for parties, add 1 cup deseeded dates (khajur) in a pressure cooker.
  2. Add 1½ cups of water for cooking. 
  3. Mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles. The dates will soften upon cooking. 
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and keep aside to cool slightly.
  5. Once cooled, blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste using ¼ cup of water.
  6. Transfer it in a deep bowl.
  7. Add 1/2 tsp chilli powder.
  8. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder.
  9. Add 1/2 tsp black salt (sanchal).
  10. Also add salt to taste.
  11. Mix well. The meetha chutney of oats chaat recipe | healthy chaat | Indian oats recipes | easy healthy chaat for parties is ready. 

How to make oats chaat

    How to make oats chaat
  1. To make oats chaat recipe | healthy chaat | Indian oats recipes | easy healthy chaat for parties, heat a broad non-stick pan and dry roast 1 cup quick cooking rolled oats on a medium flame for 4 minutes to remove the raw taste of oats. Keep aside to cool completely.
  2. Just before serving, add the roasted oats in a deep bowl. 
  3. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes.
  4. Add 1 cup beaten low fat curds (dahi).
  5. Add 1 tbsp meetha chutney.
  6. Add 1/4 cup sprouted and boiled kala chana (brown chick peas).
  7. Add 1 tsp chilli powder.
  8. Add 2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder.
  9. Add 1 tsp black salt (sanchal).
  10. Add 1 tsp chaat masala.
  11. Mix well using a spoon. 
  12. Serve oats chaat recipe | healthy chaat | Indian oats recipes | easy healthy chaat for parties immediately garnished with 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  13. Also garnish with 1/4 cup fresh pomegranate (anar)

Health Benefits of oats chaat

    Health Benefits of oats chaat
  1. Oats Chaat - a healthy snack.
  2. Oats are considered to be a good source of fibre and thus give a feeling of satiety. This chaat is a wise choice for weight watchers and heart patients. 
  3. Kala chana and curd together lends protein for cell health. 
  4. Tomatoes are a source of vitamin A and lycopene which helps reduce inflammation in the body. 
  5. Pomegranate adds vitamin C which helps to build our immune system. 
  6. 1 tbsp of meetha chutney has been used in this chaat for a flavour boost. But we recommend diabetics avoid it. 

Reviews

Oats Chaat ( Fibre Rich Recipe )
 on 16 Sep 15 12:43 PM
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Oats Chaat ( Fibre Rich Recipe )
 on 15 Sep 15 01:15 PM
5

Oh! Excellent... Simple, not time consuming and can be mixed in a jiffy if the meetha chutney (that too with the use of any jaggery) is ready and stored in the refrigerator and if you have any sprouts leftover. I loved it and will try this healthy chaat for some party soon..
Oats Chaat ( Fibre Rich Recipe )
 on 27 Jan 14 03:58 PM
5

Excellent , Thank you very much.. love this recipe. soo simple to make and healthy too. totally delicious