Oats Upma (Fibre-rich Breakfast) Video by Tarla Dalal

Oats Upma (Fibre-rich Breakfast) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Ideal for diabetics, this fibre-rich upma made with quick cooking oats and enhanced with carrots and green peas, will appeal to others as well. This makes a truly filling breakfast that will keep you going till lunch time.

Recipe Description for Oats Upma ( Breakfast Recipes)

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Makes 4 servings
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For Oats Upma
2 cups quick cooking rolled oats
3 tsp olive oil or oil
1 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
5 to 6 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 whole dry kashmiri red chilli , broken into pieces
2 green chillies , slit
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped carrot
1/4 cup green peas
1 tsp sugar , optional
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)


For oats upma

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}oats upma{/span}, heat 1 tsp of olive oil in a non-stick pan, add the oats and ½ tsp of turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till it turns light brown in colour, stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the remaining 2 tsp of olive oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, curry leaves, red chillies and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the onions turn translucent.
  5. Add the carrots and green peas and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the oats mixture, sugar, salt and remaining ½ tsp of turmeric powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, stirring continuously.
  7. Add 1½ cups of hot water, cover and cook on a slow flame for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve the {span class="bold1"}oats upma{/span} immediately garnished with coriander.
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