Oats Upma | How to make oats upma | Spicy Kitchen

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 5m
  • Cook Time: 5m
  • Ready In: 5m

Oats Upma

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

  • Oat-soluble fiber helps to remove the cholesterol from your body.
  • 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.
  • 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
To season
1/2 spn. of oil
1/2 spn. of mustard seeds
2 springs of curry leaves


Step 01

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 02

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 03

Add finely chopped onion,curry leaves and green chilly.Saute for a while.

Step 04

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.

Step 05

Add oats and mix well.Sprinkle water and cover the lid.Cook for 1-2 minute.Stir often.

Step 06

Once the oats begin to soften,remove from fire.

Step 07

Serve hot with Tea.

Comments (3)

  1. posted by Nannu Davis on October 15, 2014

    Oats upma is an easy n healthy tea time snack one can make at home with the most available items at home. Lately I have started cooking only healthy food at home.. And the oats upma was a big hit at home. I also made Besan Fries . which is also an healthy tea time bite!

  2. posted by Praveen Kumar on January 16, 2015

    Wow.. One of the fav at home.. Yummy.

    • posted by Shameer Mohammed on January 17, 2015

      Thanks Praveen


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