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Oats Carrot Idli: Healthy Breakfast Idea

oats gajjar idli
I love idlis and have been trying different versions. I have already tried oats idli. This time decided to make these healthier with the addition of carrot. 

Healthy Oats Gajjar Idli

1 cup- Oats
1 cup -Suji
1 cup- Curd 
1/2 cup -Water (check the batter consistency - should not be too flowy, rather should be of dropping consistency)
Salt- as per taste
1 Carrot- grated/ground
Mustard seeds (rai)- 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves (kadi pata)
Chana dal - 2 pinches (optional)
Urad dal- 2 pinches (optional)
Oil
Baking soda- 2 fat inches







Procedure
oats suji idli


  1. Grind oats. Keep aside.
  2. Take a pan.
  3. Add oil.
  4. Crackle mustard seeds. Add curry leaves.
  5. Next add chana dal and urad dal. Let them splutter.
  6. Add suji. Roast for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Now add oat powder. Fry for 2 mins.
  8. Let it cool down for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Mix with grated carrot.
  10. Take a bowl.
  11. Mix oats-suji with curd.
  12. Now add enough water to reach dropping consistency.
  13. Add baking soda. Stir immediately.
  14. Grease idli molds and pour the batter in each well.
  15. Steam for 10 minutes (may take longer..keep checking)
  16. Your tasty, healthy oats gajjar idlis are ready.
  17. Enjoy with sambar or coconut-dal chutney.
  18. For chutney recipe, click here.

Here's another idli recipe without rice from the group that I have tried:

The recipe credit for this ragi oats idli goes to Prabha S.


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