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How to Cook Oatmeal: Dhokla (Steamed Oatmeal Cake Recipe)


homemade oatmeal recipe of dhokla
How to prepare oatmeal for breakfast? Well, here is a simple recipe with oatmeal that makes a healthy, filling, and delicious breakfast.

Call it oatmeal dhokla or handvo, the homemade oatmeal recipe is sure going to be your family's favorite.

I loved the healthy oatmeal recipe of idli that I tried earlier. This was the turn of oats dhokla.

It did not disappoint me either. Enjoy this healthy snack and feel happy that you are feeding your family health food.

This recipe takes inspiration from Sonia Saluja's oatmeal recipe of dhokla.

This is a sure pleaser!






Do you love oats? Or do you still need to give this healthy cereal grain a try? Wondering how to cook oatmeal?

This is a sure shot way of preparing homemade oatmeal recipes! A favorite with kids and elders alike, the oatmeal recipe will tinkle your taste buds and change your idea of oats.

You will no longer think oatmeal is boring.


Ingredients
1 cup- oats
1 cup- suji (semolina)
1 tbsp- besan (optional)
1 tbsp - flax powder (optional)
4 tbsp- curd
Salt as per taste
1/4 tsp-Sugar (please avoid sugar when making it a diabetes friendly recipe)
1 tsp Ginger grated
water to make thick yet dropping consistency of batter
1 tsp-mustard seeds
1 tsp- sesame seeds (til)
1/2 tsp- oil
1/4 tsp- baking soda/ENO fruit salt
1 pinch- haldi

oats suji dhokla
Steamed Oatmeal Recipe Procedure

  1. Roast oats and grind. Roast for 1-2 minutes only.
  2. Roast suji for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Roast flax seeds and grind.
  4. Let everything cool.
  5. Add oats, suji, and flax powder.
  6. Add curd, salt, sugar, haldi, and ginger.
  7. Mix water. Just add little by little so that the batter is of dropping consistency.
  8. Keep aside for 30 minutes.
  9. Take oil, add mustard seeds and sesame seeds. Let mustard seeds splutter.
  10. Do not roast sesame much; else, it will turn bitter.
  11. Add baking soda/eno to the batter and pour one tbsp of water over it. Mix gently.
  12. Grease a pan and pour the batter into pan.
  13. Take a deep container and add water.
  14. Place a rack in the water and then keep the pan over it.
  15. Close the lid.
  16. Steam for 10-15 minutes (or longer). Keep a check.
  17. Insert a knife or toothpick to see if the oats dhokla is done.
  18. When the dhokla is ready, pour the tempering over it and enjoy with chutney.
  19. I prepared roasted gram chutney with oats dhokla. 
Check the recipe of oatmeal idli here.

Check more healthy ways to cook oatmeal here. We have more than 50 homemade healthy oatmeal recipes.

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