Oats Upma Recipe2014-09-24
- Yield: 1
- Servings: 2
- Prep Time: 5m
- Cook Time: 5m
- Ready In: 5m
A healthy way to start your day
Delicious healthy upma with oats.Enriched with vegetables. Oats upma is a diabetic friendly recipe and good for weight watchers. I used Quaker OATS PLUS(multi grain) for making this upma. You can also use normal quick cook oats. 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.
How to make Oats upma
250 g of oats
1 no of medium sized onion
2 cup of finely chopped mixed vegetables(carrots,beans,potato etc…)
2 no of chopped green chillies
1/2 cup of water
Salt as required
1/2 spn. of oil
1/2 spn. of mustard seeds
2 springs of curry leaves
Heat oil in a pan.
Splutter mustard seeds.
Add finely chopped onion,curry leaves and green chilly.Saute for a while.
Add chopped vegetables and salt.Fry for 2-3 minute in medium flame.(As the vegetables are finely chopped,It won’t take much time to cook.).Add turmeric powder and mix well.
Add oats and mix well.Sprinkle water and cover the lid.Cook for 1-2 minute.Stir often.
Once the oats begin to soften,remove from fire.
Serve hot with Tea.