Vegetable Oats Upma – Healthy Breakfast Recipe

oats upma

Total Time: 30 min, Prep-10 min, cooking-20 min

Level of making: medium,    Taste: Tasty,   Serve: 3-4


Vegetable Oats Upma 

To make your own Vegetable Oats Upma  here is the recipe

Powdered Oats replace semolina in this well known specialty. Oats are easy to use, and blend into almost any recipe, enhancing its nutritional value without compromising on taste.  This perfectly textured Oats Upma with jewel colors of carrot, tomato, onion and green chilies.


Benefits :-

Rich in fiber & nutrition.

Good in weight loss & diabetes.


Ingredients :-

(measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 1 cup Rolled Oats – powdered in a mixer

  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds

  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds

  • a pinch of asafoetida

  • 1 whole dry red chilli – seedless

  • 1 tbsp Split Bengal gram (chana dal)

  • A few Curry leaves

  • 1 medium Onion, finely chopped

  • 1 medium Tomato, chopped

  • 1 medium Carrot, grated

  • 8 to10 French beans – finely chopped

  • ½ cup Fresh green peas

  • 1 inch piece Ginger grated

  • 2 Green chilies, chopped

  • 2cups Water

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Coriander leaves for garnish

  • 2 tbsp Oil (olive or sesame oil)



Method / Directions & Preparation : –

  1. Heat a clean heavy bottomed kadhai / Pan.

  2. Heat oil and add mustard seed, ginger paste, split gram dal and curry leaves. Stir on low heat till dal turns light brown.

  3. Add onions. Stir on low heat till onions turn soft.

  4. Add dry red chili and green chilies chopped carrot, beans and saute for few minutes.

  5. Add water and salt. Let it come to a boil.

  6. Now ! Cover and cook on low flame for 4 minutes till the dal is cooked and is no longer crunchy.

  7. Keeping the flame low, add chopped tomato and other vegetables of your choice.

  8. Add powdered oats gradually with one hand, stirring with the other hand continuously.

  9. Stir fry the upma for 2-3 minutes till dry. Turn off the fire and add lemon juice. Mix well.

  10. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.


Suggestions :-

You may add turmeric if you like.

If you are a weight watcher then do not fry much to onions.

You can add capsicum, sweet corn and any other vegetables for healthier recipe.




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