Oats Poha


by: Flavours Unlimited

oha is a healthy Indian breakfast made with flattened rice. How about making it healthier by adding some oats to it. Prepare the recipe in the traditional way and serve with some fried ground nuts, nylon sev and finely chopped onions. At the end, before you serve, squeeze some lemon for the exta zing. Enjoy the healthy breakfast.


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serves: 2

1 cups poha or flattened rice tea + 1 cup oats

15 Peanuts De

2 big Onions – cut into julians size – 1 for cooking and 1 for garnishing

1 small Potato – peeled and chopped

1/3 cup Green Peas

1/3 cup Corn (optional)

2 Green Chilis chopped

6 leaves Curry

1/2 leaves Coriander cup chopped

1 tsp Cumin Seeds or Jira

1 tsp Mustard Seeds`

1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds

Salt To Taste

1 tsp Sugar

Nylon Sev For Garnishing

2 tbsp Sunflower Oil

1 tsp Turmeric Powder

1 pinch Hing

1 Lemon

Nutrition Facts
Oats Poha

Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount per Serving

Calories: 699

  • Total Fat: 25.7 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 3.3 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 104.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 101.6 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 17.9 g
  •     Sugars: 15.2 g
  • Protein: 23 g

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1.  Wash Poha in water.Spread in a plate.

2.  Wash oats separately and spread in a plate. Sprinkle some water so its texture is same as that of poha or aval or flattened rice.

3.  Heat oil in deep kadai.

4.  Once oil is hot, add the whole peanuts till it turns dark pink.

5.  Remove from oil and keep aside.

6.  Check poha and oats if they are soft enough.

7.  They should not be sticky and should stand apart. If you think it is still crunchy, sprinkle little water and mix gently.

8.  In the same hot oil, add hing, turmeric(haldi) powder, mustard seeds, cumin seeds curry leaves and chopped green chilis in the same order . As the seeds start spluttering, add the chopped onions and allow it to cook.

9.  When you see the onions start turning pink, add the potatoes. Add a pinch of salt so you allow the potatoes to cook fast.

10.  When the onion and potatoes are cooked well, add poha and mix gently. Add Salt and Sugar to taste and mix well. Cover the lid and allow the poha to cook for 1 minute.

11.  Open the lid , add coriander leaves and mix gently.

12.  Switch of the flame and serve

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