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Oats Kozhukkattai

2013-05-09

    Oats Kozhukkattai


    Spicy oats dumplings with crunchiness of coconut and onion.Replace your fast foods with steamed healthy snacks.

    Dumplings are always healthy. They are perfect for a tea time snack or a breakfast. Oats are rich in fiber. So it is good for diabetic patients. It is also helps to reduce cholesterol. This oats kozhukkatta I have made as a tea time snack and served along with chutney. You can have it without any side dish too. I have already tried some diabetic friendly oats recipes like Instant Oats Idli,Oats Kheer,Oats kozhukkattai,Oats uthappam,Spicy oats porridge,Oats Unniyappam,Ragi oats porridge,Apple oats porridge and oats dal fritters. Hope you all will like this recipes.


    Health Benefits of Oats


    Oatmeal is a cholesterol-free food that is low in total fat and saturated fat. Additionally, clinical studies prove that as part of a healthy diet,oatmeal can help lower the “bad” LDL cholesterol levels in your blood.

    • Oat-soluble fiber helps to remove the cholesterol from your body.
    • Eating 3 grams of oat soluble fiber daily,in a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce your risk of heart disease.
    • Oatmeal, along with a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and low fat dairy, may help you maintain your blood pressure in healthy ranges.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup of oats
    • 1/4 cup of chopped onion
    • 1 TS of chopped green chillies
    • 1/4 cup of grated coconut
    • 1 S of chopped coriander
    • salt as required
    • 3/4 cup of water
    • Seasoning
    • 1 S of Oil
    • 1/4 S of mustard seeds
    • 1/4 S of cumin seeds
    • S of chopped ginger

    Method

    Step 01

    Heat a kadai with oil and temper with the items given under ‘Seasoning’ section.

    Step 02

    Add chopped onion.Fry well.

    Step 03

    Add oats and fry till raw smell goes off.

    Step 04


    Add grated coconut.Mix well.

    Step 05


    Add water(for 1 cup of oats,i took 3/4 cup of water) and mix well

    Step 06


    After a minute, the oats get cooked and becomes sticky.Turn off the flame.

    Step 07


    Cool down the mixture and grease your hands. Make equal sized balls and make pidi kozhukatta.

    Step 08


    Steam cook for 4-5 minutes. Serve hot with chutney.

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