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Oats idli
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Oats idli

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Time to cook

40 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

8

A healthy twist to the traditional South Indian idli. It replaces a portion of rice with oats, resulting in a nutritious and fiber-rich steamed cake that can be enjoyed with sambar and chutney.

A healthy twist to the traditional South Indian idli. It replaces a portion of rice with oats, resulting in a nutritious and fiber-rich steamed cake that can be enjoyed with sambar and chutney.

Ingredients

Rolled Oats

0.5 cup

Semolina

0.25 cup

Curd

0.25 cup

Water

0.5 cup

Fruit Salt

0.5 Tsp

Carrots

0.25 cup

Coriander Leaves

0.5 Tbsp

Salt

1 pinch

Vegetable Oil

0.5 Tbsp

Mustard Seeds

0.25 tsp

Cumin Seeds

0.25 tsp

Urad Dal

0.25 Tsp

Bengal Gram Lentil

0.5 Tsp

Asafoetida

1 pinch

Picador Chillies

0.5 tsp

Curry Leaves

0.5 tsp

Fresh Ginger

0.5 tsp

Cashew Nuts, Raw

5 cashews

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Grind rolled oats into fine flour using a grinder.

2

Peel and grate the carrot.

3

Finely chop ginger, curry leaves, coriander leaves, and green chilies.

4

To make the batter, heat oil in a pan on low heat.

5

To the hot oil add mustard seeds, cumin seeds (jeera), Bengal gram lentil (chana dal), and urad dal and stir fry until the seeds crackle and the dals turn golden.

6

Next, Add the chopped green chilies, chopped ginger, chopped curry leaves, cashews, and asafoetida (hing) and sauté for a minute.

7

Next, add the semolina (sooji) and roast for 2 minutes on low heat.

8

Lastly, add the prepared oats flour and roast for about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring continuously.

9

Transfer the mix to a bowl and let it cool.

10

To the cooled-down mix, add grated carrots, chopped coriander leaves, curd, and water. Mix well, and allow the batter to rest for 5 to 6 minutes.

11

Add salt to the batter and mix.

12

Just before using, add in the fruit salt and mix it quickly.

13

Grease the idli molds and prepare a steamer with boiling water.

14

Mix the batter well and pour it into the idli molds.

Cooking

1

Once the water in the steamer starts to bubble, place the idli mold stand in the steamer and steam for 10 to 12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the idli comes out clean.

2

Once done, allow the idlis to cool slightly before removing them from the molds.

3

When cooled down, de-mold the idlis and serve.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

8.4

Proteins

Proteins

1.9

Fats

Fats

2.1

Fiber

Fiber

1.1

59

kcal

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