Oats Upma Recipe | 2 Easy Oats Upma recipes

oats upma recipe

oats upma

Oats Upma is a tasty and easy way to cook oats in Indian style. Oats has lots of health benefits. It is healthy breakfast cereal if cooked in right way. it Provides high levels of fiber, low level of fat, and high levels of protein . it is low calorie food with low glycemic index that keeps you feel for longer time and stops food cravings . It is consider to be best cereal for people who have diabetes or have heart related problems. It stabilizes sugar and lowers cholesterol level. Oats Upma is easy and can be made with or without vegetables. You can add vegetables if it’s available in your refrigerator.

Oats Upma  Recipe

Oats Upma never go wrong if prepared in a proper way. Oats Upama should be soft and shouldn’t be soggy or sticky .if you add less water in it, it becomes dry very fast, if you add more water it becomes soggy. Oats becomes sticky if you directly cook it in water or milk. To avoid all these problems use the following tips.

Tips to make a perfect Oats Upma

  • Roast Oats with 1 teaspoon oil for 4-5 minutes until it becomes very light. Basically all the moisture in it should get evaporated and the Oats should get little roasted. This will make pats Upma non sticky.
  • Add water1:1 ratio in Oats Upma.less water will make it very dry and chewy and more water will make it soggier.
  • Add colourful vegetable like beans, carrot , capscicum / bell pepper  ( red , green) , green peas etc to make Oats Upma  to make it more nutritious .

I add all the basic Upma ingredients in Oats Upma to make it tastier. Urad dal (black lentils) curry leaves gives nice flavor to Upma.you can also garnish it with coriander and fresh grated coconut. Add the ingredients according to availability.

Also check – Bread Upma recipe

I make Oats Upma in two ways

  • Oats Upma with oatmeal and vegetables

    oats upma

    Oats upma made from oats and vegetables

  • Oats Upma with oatmeal , semolina (rava / sooji) and vegetables

vegan oatmeal recipe

oats upma

Both this Upma tastes good. The only difference in cooking both of this Upma is water proportion. I have explained both the Oats Upma recipes step by step . first I have explained Oats Upma and then Oats Upma with semolina.

Calories in Home Made Oats Upma

Nutrition Facts

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Calories 220 Sodium 0 mg
Total Fat 0 g Potassium 0 mg
Saturated 0 g Total Carbs 27 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary Fiber 0 g
Monounsaturated 0 g Sugars 1 g
Trans 0 g Protein 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 0%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Source- Myfitnesspal

Ingredients to make Oats Upma

  • 1 ½ cup Oats (i used Quaker White Oats)
  • 1 ½ cup of water
  • 1 cup chopped mixed vegetables (carrot, beans , capcicum etc)
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai/ mohri)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera )
  • 2 teaspoon urad dal (black gram)
  • 3-4 green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 15 -20 curry leaves.
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt to taste

Step by step directions to make Oats Upma

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil
  2. Add Oats and roast it for 3-4 minutes on medium flames. Remove it from flames and keep it aside in a bowl.IMG_1621
  3. Heat oil in the same pan
  4. Add mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds in the oilIMG_1627
  5. When a mustard seed starts crackling add green chilies and curry leaves.IMG_1628
  6. Add onion and 1 teaspoon salt , sauté it until it becomes translucent.IMG_1629
  7. Add vegetables and sauté it for 2-3 minutes. add 1 teaspoon turmeric powder IMG_1632
  8.  Add 1 ½ cup water.IMG_1634
  9. Let the water boil for 2 -3 minutes.IMG_1636
  10. Add roasted Oats to itIMG_1639
  11. Mix it nicely and covered it with lid for 1-2 minutes.IMG_1641
  12. Add lemon juice and salt if required and mix it . Serve it hot in your morning breakfast.

    oats upma recipe hindi

    Oats upma

Ingredients to make Oats Upma with Oats and Semolina (Rava/ Sooji)

  • 1 cup Oats (i used Quaker White Oats)
  • ½ cup thick semolina (moti sooji  / jaad rava)
  • 2 ½ cup of water
  • 1 cup chopped mixed vegetables (carrot, beans, capcicum etc)
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai/ mohri)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera )
  • 2 teaspoon urad dal ( black gram)
  • 3-4 green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 15 -20 curry leaves.
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt to taste

Step by Step Directions to make Oats Upma with Semolina and Oats

  1. Roast Oats for 3-4 minutes on medium flame with little or no oil . remove it from flame and keep it aside .

    roasted oats

    roasted oats

  2. In the same pan roast semolina for 2- 3 minutes on medium to low flames until it becomes light .

    IMG_1726

    roasted semolina | rava | sooji

  3. Heat oil in the same pan
  4. Add mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds in the oilIMG_1627
  5. When a mustard seed starts crackling add green chilies and curry leaves.IMG_1628
  6. Add onion and 1 teaspoon salt, sauté it until it becomes translucent.IMG_1629
  7. Add vegetables and sauté it for 2-3 minutes.IMG_1632
  8.  Add 2½ cup water.
  9. Let the water boil for 2 -3 minutes.IMG_1728
  10. Add roasted Oats and semolina to itIMG_1729IMG_1731
  11. Mix it nicely and covered it with lid for 1-2 minutes.
  12. Add lemon juice and salt if required, serve it hot. You can garnish it with fresh grated coconut and coriander.

    oats upma recipes

    oats upma recipe with oats , semolina (rava / sooji) and vegetables

 

 

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