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Oats Khichdi – Twist to a healthy meal.

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Oats is a nutritious and a healthy option if you are on diet or particular about eating healthy.Oats is preferably an option for breakfast but this recipe is good as a meal for luch or dinner.

Khichdi is an Indian dish made with rice and different dals (lentils) . It can be made in different styles suited as your taste. Instead of rice I opted for a healthy option an choose Oats . So for the recipe all the detail are given below.

Oat Recipe:

  • Prep Time : 10 mintz
  • Cook Time : 20 mintz
  • Total Time: 30 mintz

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 1/2 cup soaked Yellow toor dal (split pigeon peas)
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • 1tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 coriander powder
  • 4-5 curry leaves

RECIPE :

  1. Soak the toor dal for about  an hour. Meanwhile chop one medium size onion finely.
  2. In a cooker put olive oil,once the oil is hot add some jeera (cumin seed) .
  3. Add chopped onions and curry leaves.
  4. Once the colour of the onion starts becoming pink add ginger garlic paste to it.
  5. mix it well till the strong aroma of ginger garlic is gone .
  6. Add all the remaining masala into it .( Note : I dont prefer spicy so the masala given above is as per my taste.You can add on as per your taste)
  7. Once u have added all the masalas .Put in the toor dal without any water into the cooker. Fry the dal for awhile, and then add the oats to it.
  8. Add on 2 cup of water and put the lid of the cooker on.
  9. After 2 whilst of the pressure cooker ,turn off the gas.
  10. You can add coriander leaves for garsnishing.
  11. Serve it hot with Cucumber Raita.

PS : I have added some Images below.Do let me know if you try the Recipe your self.

And Do leave your opinion it will help me improve ..lots of love

Sofia…

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