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Green Moong Dal & Oats Chila

This is one of the healthiest option for breakfast , lunch & even for dinner.It is also very good if you are on a weight loss regime as both moong chilka dal & oats are great source of protein & fibre.So these chilas are worth giving a try.Here is the recipe:

INGREDIENTS:

  • Moong Chilka Dal:1 cup
  • Oats: 1/2 cup
  • Ginger: 1 inch
  • Green Chili: as per taste
  • Cimin Seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida : 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable Oil : 1bsp

METHOD:

Soak moong dal for 2-3 hrs. now grind soaked dal in a grinder along with ginger , chili, cumin, asafoetida & salt.Keep the consistency little thin.

Now add oats to it. If u want you can powder oats first then add to it. If you are adding oats directly to it then mix well & keep the batter aside for 15 min. Add some water if the batter is too thick. Stir well. The batter should be of pouring consistency.

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Heat a non stick pan or tawa.Sprinkle few drops of vegetable oil. Spread the batter on it in circular motion.Cook from both sides on medium flame for 2-3 min . Serve with your favorite Chutney or sauce.

NOTES:

  • The given quantity will make 5-6 chilas.
  • The batter should not be very thin else chillas will break while cooking.
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Soupy Oats [Zero Oil]

Oats due to its availability & multiple use is becoming staple in our households. It not only tastes well but is a powerhouse of nutrients.So if you are not having it you are missing out a tasty way of supplying nutrients to your body. Try this soupy combination of oats & vegetables along with some seeds….& you are good with a stomach full of breakfast…

INGREDIENTS:

  • Oats 5-6 tbsp
  • Green beans Chopped 2tbsp
  • Green/Yellow/Red bell peppers chopped 2-3tbsp
  • Carrots chopped 2 tbsp
  • Cabbage Chopped 2-3 tbsp
  • Tomatoes Finally Chopped 2tbsp
  • Onion Finally Chopped 2 tbsp
  • Green Chili Finally Chopped [as per taste]
  • Green Peas 1 tbsp
  • Flex Seeds Powder 1 tbsp
  • Hemp Seeds Powder 1tbsp
  • Chia Seeds 1tbsp
  • Pumpkin Seeds 1tbsp
  • Melon Seeds 1 tbsp
  • Lemon Juice 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper 1/4 tsp
  • Fresh Green Coriander 2 tbsp

METHOD:

  1. In a pan boil about 11/2 glass of water. Once it starts boiling add all veggies tomato onion chili & salt. Cook covered for 6-7 min on medium flame Stir occasionally. If you have burnt too much water in this process add little more .
  2. Add oats & all the seeds & powders mentioned above. Add lemon juice too. Adjust salt. Mix well . Remember it should have a soup like consistency.Cook for 3 min on medium flame. Garnish with coriander leaves . Serve hot.

Notes

  • You can add dried mixed herbs for extra flavor
  • You can use your combination of vegetables. It also tastes good with carrot,beetroot,tomato & spinach combination.

 

 

Fruity & Nutty Oats-Buttermilk Porridge

This is a very healthy & refreshing meal for those who want to do a stomach full breakfast without adding too much calories & without missing any nutrient required to keep our body fit.You can have it daily.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Buttermilk 1 glass
  • Oats 2 tbsp
  • Dates Finally Chopped 2
  • Apple/Riped Papaya Small Cubes 1 cup
  • Chia Seeds 1tsp
  • Melon Seeds 1 tsp
  • Pumpkin Seeds 1tsp
  • Flex Seeds Powder 1 tsp
  • Hemp Seeds Powder 1tsp

METHOD:

  1. Mix everything together in a large bowl & consume immediately.Fruits are sufficiently sweet but still for more sweetness honey can be added.

NOTES:

  • You can use your combiation of fruits
  • All the seeds mentioned above are available in supermarkets & online.