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Oats Upma – Healthy Snacking for those on a Diet

Oats is considered one of the healthiest grain on planet Earth. They are not just gluten free but also a great source of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants.

But how many of us would actually want to do this is a big question. Whenever some of us think of oatmeal, we only think of it from a porridge point of view, right?

But that’s not true. Oatmeal can be prepared in interesting ways so that you don’t have to fret before making it a part of your daily meal.

Here is my version of a simple Oats Upma recipe that I extremely tasty, will fill you up for hours and also brings with it loads of health benefits.

Serves: 2

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1 cup rolled oats

1 medium onion, chopped

1 tsp ginger, finely chopped

1/2 cup green peas

1 medium potato, chopped

5-6 curry leaves

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 dry red chili

1 small tomato, chopped

1/2 tsp cumin powder

Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry chilli.
  • Once the mustard seeds splutter, add the onions and fry for about a minute.
  • Fry the potato peas in this for another minute.
  • Once done, add the salt and cumin powder and mix well.
  • Throw in the chopped tomatoes.
  • Cover and cook this till potatoes are done.
  • Add the rolled oats to this mix and fry for about a minute.
  • Mix half a cup of water to this and stir till the oats are fully cooked.
  • Serve hot with curd or tomato ketchup.

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More Healthy Oats Recipes:

Oats Tikki

Oats Pancake

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