Oats Idli – healthy breakfast

oats idli healthy breakfast

If you have been reading this article attentively since beginning, you would have probably understood the benefits of oats by now. So, moving on to the other main ingredient – Urad Dal.

Urad Dal aka Black Gram is rich in dietary fibers, vitamin, and minerals especially potassium, iron and magnesium. It also provides you with a wide range other benefits including – Treating inflammation of joints and muscle pain, strengthens the nervous system, improves digestive system and reduces hypertension.


  • Rolled Oats – 200 grams
  • Urad Dal (Split Black lentils) – 50 grams
  • Ginger-chilli paste – 2 tablespoon
  • Cooking Oil – 1-2 tablespoon
  • Salt – As per taste

Preparing the mushrooms.

  • Add rolled oats and urad dal in a mixer and blend it to a fine powder.
  • To make a batter of pouring consistency, add 1-2 cups of water along with ginger-chilli paste and a pinch of salt. Mix well.
  • Cover it with an air tight lid and keep it aside for at least 30-45 minutes to ferment.
  • Now using a small amount of cooking oil, grease idli molds properly. And fill the molds with idli batter.
  • Steam cook idli steamer for at least 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with sambhar or chutney

Nutrition information:

Calories 30
Protein 2 grams
Carbs 4 grams
Fat 0.5 gram


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