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oats idli recipe

oats idli recipe with step by step photos – healthy, tasty and instant oats idli recipe. no fermentation is required to make this quick idli recipe.

sharing one more oats recipe. a quick and instant recipe of idli made with oats. this recipe is similar to the way we make instant rava idli. apart from oats, i have also used rava or cream of wheat in the batter.

on occasions i do add few veggies in the batter and at times i make the idlis without any veggies. the pictures are taken on two different occasions, when i made these idlis.

the recipe of these instant oats idlis gets done quickly. when the idlis are steaming, you can prepare the chutney. and lo you have a healthy breakfast at your table. these oats idlis also make for a good tiffin box snack.

if you like oats, then you can check these oats recipes already posted on blog like oats dosa, oats porridge, oats upmaoats cheela, oats khichdi and fruits oats smoothie recipe.

serve oats idli hot or warm with a coconut chutney or idli podi or sambar.

if you are looking for more idli recipes then do check rava idli, idli recipe with idli ravacooked rice idli, idli fry, sama ke chawal ki idli and soft idli recipe.

instant oats idli recipe below:

instant oats idli recipe

instant oats idli recipe

instant oats idli recipe – quick oats idli recipe without fermentation.


vegan option for making oats idli recipe: 
1. you can use a vegan yogurt like cashew yogurt or almond yogurt. cashew yogurt will taste better.
2. or just skip adding curd and add about ½ to 1 tsp of lemon juice to get a slight sour taste and also to help in the acid alkaline reaction.


how to make instant oats idli recipe:

1. take 1 cup quick cooking oats or rolled oats in a grinder or blender jar.

oats for oats idli recipe

2. grind or a blend the oats to a fine flour. keep aside.

grind oats for oats idli recipe

3. peel and grate 1 small to medium carrot.

carrot for oats idli recipe

4. some of the ingredients that will be added to the idlis. in clockwise order – cumin seeds, mustard seeds, chana dal, crushed black pepper, chopped coriander leaves, finely chopped curry leaves, chopped ginger and green chilies.

spices for oats idli recipe

5. heat ½ to 1 tbsp oil in a pan. on a low flame, add the ½ tsp cumin seeds, ½ tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp chana dal. add ½ tsp urad dal if using.

chana dal for oats idli recipe

6. stir.

making oats idli recipe

7. saute till the mustard seeds crackle and both the chana dal urad dal become golden.

chana dal for oats idli recipe

8. now add the 1 tsp chopped green chilies, 1 tsp chopped ginger, 1 tsp finely chopped curry leaves, 8 to 10 cashews (chopped), ½ tsp crushed black pepper and a pinch of asafoetida/hing.

ginger for oats idli recipe

9. saute for a minute.

making oats idli recipe

10. add ½ cup of sooji/rava/cream of wheat.

sooji for oats idli recipe

11. on a low flame, stir and saute for 2 minutes.

saute sooji for oats idli recipe

12. then add the oats flour.

oats flour for oats idli recipe

13. stir very well and keep on stirring often while roasting the flour on a low flame.

roasting oats flour for idli recipe

14. roast for 4 to 5 minutes.

roasting oats flour for idli recipe

15. take this mixture in a bowl and let it cool down completely.

oats idli mixture

16. then add the grated carrots and 3 tsp chopped coriander leaves. you can also add steamed peas or finely chopped french beans. you can skip the veggies too.

veggies for oats idli recipe

17. add ½ cup curd. you can add either fresh or sour curd.

curd for oats idli recipe

18. add 1 cup water.

water for oats idli recipe

19. stir the idli batter very well.

idli batter for oats idli recipe

20. the batter should have a medium consistency and be neither too thick nor thin. cover and allow the batter to sit for 5 to 6 minutes.

idli batter for oats idli recipe

21. meanwhile, grease the idli moulds with some oil or ghee. also heat water in the idli steamer or in an electric cooker or pressure cooker.

greasing idli moulds with oil


22. the batter after the resting time.

oats idli batter

23. now add salt as per taste and stir very well.

salt for oats idli batter

24. now add 1 tsp fruit salt (eno) or ½ tsp baking soda. for a less soapy alkaline aroma you can add ½ tsp fruit salt or ¼ tsp baking soda. the texture in this case is less fluffy and soft.

eno for oats idli recipe

25. as soon as you add the fruit salt, quickly begin to stir the whole batter.

making oats idli recipe

26. be quick and stir very well so that the eno is mixed evenly in the batter.

making oats idli recipe

27. pour the oats idli batter in the the greased idli moulds. try to use all the batter in one steaming lot. if you keep the batter for a second round of steaming, the idlis won’t become that soft.

oats idli, oats idli recipe

28. place the moulds in the steamer/electric cooker/pressure cooker. cover and steam the idlis till they are done. about 10 to 12 minutes. a toothpick inserted in the idlis should come out clean. allow the steamed idlis to stand for some minutes. then remove them with a spoon dipped in hot water.

oats idli recipe, oats idli

29. serve these light healthy oats idli with coconut chutney or sambar.

quick oats idli recipe


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