Recipe: Oats Idli

CooQ : Recipe: Oats Idli

Oats Idli

South indian, Snacks

30 calories/serving
30 mins
Soft, fluffy, delicious rice cake, enriched with the goodness of Oats. One of the chief ingredients in this yummy food is our love.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


oats (rolled oats)
urad dal
chana dal
cumin / jeera
curry leaves
ginger paste
chilli (finely chopped)
carrot (grated)
rava / semolina / suji (coarse)
curd / yogurt
coriander (finely chopped)
cashew (halves)
eno fruit salt


1. Firstly, in a tawa dry roast 1 cup rolled oats on low flame until it turns crisp.

2. Cool the roasted oats completely and blend to a fine powder. keep aside.

3. In a kadai heat 3 tsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard seeds, ½ tsp urad dal / black gram skinned, 1 tsp chana dal / bengal gram , ½ tsp cumin seeds and few curry leaves.

2. Also, add ½ tsp ginger paste and 2 finely chopped green chillies. saute slightly.

3. Further, add 1 grated carrot and ¼ tsp turmeric powder. saute for 2 minutes.

4. Now add ½ cup rava and roast on low flame until it turns aromatic.

5. Add powdered oats and mix well. transfer the mixture and allow to cool completely.

6. Add in ½ cup curd and ½ cup water. mix well making sure there are no lumps.

8. Further add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves, ¾ tsp salt and ½ cup water. mix well to form an idli batter consistency. rest for 20 minutes or until the rava absorbs water.

9. Just before steaming the idlis, add a ½ tsp eno fruit salt and mix well.

10. Steam the oats idli for 15 minutes on medium flame.

11. Finally, serve instant oats idli with coconut chutney and sambar.

By Hebbars Kitchen