Oats Idly

Oats provides us with a wide range of health benefits. Oats are a storehouse of essential vitamins and minerals. Even research studies have proved that including oats in our regular diet provides us with many health benefits. Oats are high in fiber and help to reduce cholesterol. It is also considered to be beneficial for diabetic patients and people who want to reduce weight Oats idly is the instant version of making idli. These are simple, quick to make yet delicious and nutritious idlis. 
1 cup  Quacker Oats

1 cup rice flour

1/2 cup urad dhal

   1/2 tsp Baking soda
Salt as required

Dry rice & urad dhal make a powder and keep aside
Dry roast oats, until it is slightly hot to touch.Powder it and keep it aside.
Now add rice & urad powder add water and make a batter adding oats powder and salt.. Make a batter similar to idli batter.Let it sit for 15 minutes.(The batter should neither be thick nor thin but should be of dropping consistency.) Bring water to boil, grease the idli moulds with oil and pour a ladle of batter into the idly mould. Steam for 15 minutes or until the idlis are cooked. After it cools slightly, remove the idli from the   mould and serve hot with any chutney or sambar of your choice…..

Note -Oats idli tastes best when it is hot with any variety of chutneys we like …..I love with green chutney ..My kids love oats  idly very much


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