Oats Upma

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Upma is not the favorite breakfast in most Indian kitchens. But since the ingredients are always available and easy to make, it is frequently made. So here’s a twist with the traditional upma where you have the benefits of oats without compromising on the taste.

The health benefits of oats cannot be ignored and hence makes it an ideal breakfast.


  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 1 tsp mustard

  • ½ tsp urad dal

  • ½ tsp jeera/cumin

  • few curry leaves

  • 1-inch ginger, finely chopped

  • 2 chili, slit

  • ½ onion, finely chopped

  • ½ carrot, finely chopped

  • 5 beans, finely chopped

  • ¼ capsicum, finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp peas

  • ½ tsp turmeric

  • ¾ tsp salt

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped


  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, ½ tsp urad dal, ½ tsp jeera, few curry leaves into a pan

  2. Add 1-inch ginger, 2 chilies, and ½ onion. Saute well

  3. Add ½ carrot, 5 beans, ¼ capsicum, 2 tbsp peas, ½ tsp turmeric and ½ tsp salt

  4. Sprinkle some water, cover and simmer for 5 minutes

  5. Now add 1 cup water and get it to a boil. (instant oats, just add ¼ cup water)

  6. Once the water comes to a boil, add in roasted oats and mix well.

  7. Mix well until the oats absorb all the water

  8. Now cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until the oats get cooked well

  9. Garnish with coriander and serve hot

NUTRITIONAL VALUE (per 100g) 114 Cal




Fiber 3.1g

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