Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Instant Oats Idli Healthy Breakfast Recipe - Diet for Diabetic and Hypertensive People

Idli is a healthy breakfast because it is easily digestible and has got good calorific value. Oats idlis are more nutritive and healthier than normal idlis. Instead of preparing the usual idlis try this oats idli recipe which is good for kids and elderly. It is also good for hypertensives and diabetics due to its high fiber and heart friendly value. 

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Ingredients for making oats idli/idly

Instant oats – 1 cup
Rava or Semolina – 1/2 cup
Curd – 1/2 cup
Water – 3/4 or as required
Asafoetida – 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves – 2 tsp. finely chopped
Baking soda – 1/2 tsp. (optional)
Oil or Ghee – To grease Idly plates
Salt as required.

Seasoning Ingredients
Oil – 1 tsp.
Mustard Seeds – 2tsp
bengal gram dal - 2 tsp.
Carrot – 1 medium sized grated
Green Chilli – 1 tsp. finely chopped

How to Make healthy Oats Idli

1. Roast the Instant Oats in a pan for 5 mins and grind well in the form of a powder in a mixie.

2. Roast the Rava for 3-4 min and add this to the powdered oats and mix well.

3. Heat Oil in a pan, splutter the mustard seeds, then add the bengal gram dal, grated Carrots and Chopped Green Chillies and saute for 5 min.

4. Add the above seasonings to the Oats-Rava mixture bowl and mix once. Next add Asafoetida, Finely Chopped Coriander leaves, Baking Soda, Curd and Water and mix well with a big ladle.

5. Allow this to stand for half an hour. Now the Oats Idli batter is ready. You can add water if the batter is very thick.

6. Grease the Idli plate with Oil and pour the batter to the Idly molds with the help of ladle.

7. Steam the idlis for 10-12 minutes.

Now the Oats Idly is ready to be served with groundnut Chutney or idly milagai podi.

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