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Oats Vegetable Upma / Oats Upma

Poornima Porchelvan
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Oats Vegetable Upma / Oats Upma RECIPE

Try this fiber rich oats vegetable upma, a healthy alternative to the popular South Indian breakfast recipe which is usually prepared using semolina!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Bachelors
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Low Cholestrol

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Oats - 1 cup
  2. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  3. Onion- 1 (finely chopped)
  4. Green Chillies- 3 (slitted)
  5. Ginger- 1 inch piece (grated)
  6. Carrots- 1 medium sized (finely chopped)
  7. Green peas - 1/4 cup
  8. Coriander Leaves- for garnishing
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Water - 1 and 1/4 cups
  11. For Seasoning:
  12. Mustard Seeds- 3/4 tsp
  13. Urad dhal- 1 tsp
  14. Channa dhal- 1 tsp
  15. Oil- 1 to 2 tbsp


  1. Heat a pan, add the oats and dry roast till it turns slightly brown in colour. Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in the same kadai and add all the ingredients under 'For seasoning' one by one. After it crackles, add the chopped onion, ginger and green chilli. Fry till the onion becomes translucent.
  3. Now add the finely chopped carrots, thawed green peas and salt. Mix it well.
  4. Add 1 and 1/4 cup of water and turmeric powder. Stir well. Close the pan with the lid and allow it to cook. Once the carrot and green peas are cooked, add the roasted oats. Mix it well with the remaining water.
  5. If you feel the water is less, just sprinkle some water and allow it to cook. Cover the pan and cook the oats in a medium flame till the water is absorbed.
  6. Once the oats become soft and fluffy, turn off the gas. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot with Coconut Chutney.

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Rajashree Kinagi
Rajashree Kinagi   Jul-08-2016

Akarshita prasad
Akarshita prasad   Jun-22-2016

yummy breakfast option..so healthy!

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