Oats Palak and Sprouts Mini Uttapa (Multi-nutrient recipe for Pregnancy) Video by Tarla Dalal

Oats Palak and Sprouts Mini Uttapa (Multi-nutrient recipe for Pregnancy) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Pregnancy is a time to be enjoyed. It's a golden period when you feel quite indulgent, and yet have to strike a balance between your sudden hunger pangs, changing tastes and good health. Here is a quick snack for such times! The Oats Palak Sprouts Mini Uttapa is not just toothsome but also rich in nutrients -- you get iron, folic acid and vitamin A from the spinach, fibre and protein from the sprouts and oats. Tons of good health for the little life inside you!

Recipe Description for Oats Palak and Sprouts Mini Uttapa

Preparation Time: 
Fermenting Time:  15 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Makes 21 mini uttapas
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1 cup coarsely powdered quick cooking rolled oats
1/4 cup coarsely powdered urad dal (split black lentils)
2 tsp green chilli paste
salt to taste
1/2 cup spinach purée
6 tbsp finely chopped onions
3/4 cup boiled mixed sprouts
3 1/4 tsp oil for greasing and cooking
chaat masala for sprinkling

For Serving
coconut chutney

  1. Combine the oats, urad dal, green chilli paste, salt, spinach purée and 1½ cups of water in a bowl and mix well till no lumps remain. Cover and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat a mini uttapa pan and grease it lightly using ¼ tsp of oil.
  3. Pour a spoonful of the batter in each uttapa mould to make a 75 mm. (3") diameter round.
  4. Top all the uttapas of the 1st batch using 2 tbsp of onions and ¼ cup of mixed sprouts.
  5. Cook them, using 1 tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Remove from the tava (griddle) and sprinkle a little chaat masala over each mini uttapa.
  7. Repeat with the remaining batter to 14 make more mini uttapas in 2 more batches.
  8. Serve hot with coconut chutney and sambhar.

Handy tips:

  1. 1 cup of quick cooking rolled oats gives 1 cup of coarsely powdered oats.
  2. 2½ cups of chopped spinach when blanched and blended gives ½ cup of spinach purée.
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