Oats Idli Written by Kamala Updated on December 30, 2022 in Breakfast Jump to Recipe Print RecipeThis flavored idli is made with cooking oats and garnished with spices and pepper. Pin Print Oats Idli 0 from 0 votes Recipe by S Kamala Course: BreakfastCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy Servings4servingsPrep time5minutesCooking time25minutes This flavored idli is made with cooking oats and garnished with spices and pepper. Ingredients Quick cooking Oats – One and half cups Rawa – 1 cup Curd – 2 cups Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste Eno Fruit Salt (Regular) – 1/2 teaspoonFor seasoning: Oil – 4 to 5 teaspoons Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon Bengal gram dhal – 1 teaspoon Pepper and Jeera – Crushed coarsely 1 teaspoon Green chillies – 2 to 3 Fresh ginger – a small piece chopped finely Cashew nuts – few (Optional) Directions In a thick bottomed pan, add the oil and when it is hot add mustard, urad dhal, bengal gram dhal, pepper and jeera, green chillies and chopped ginger. Fry till the dhals become light brown. Then add oats and rawa to the seasoning and fry for few seconds or till it is hot to touch (Need not fry for a long time).Cool it and add salt.Add beaten curd and soak for only 5 to ten minutes. Add the fruit salt on top of the idli batter and pour one tablespoon water on the fruit salt. Then mix well. If necessary add little water and make the batter like idli batter.Pour water in the idli cooker and bring to boil. Grease idli plate and pour the idli batter and steam cook it for 8 to 10 minutes. Make sure the water boils well before keeping the idli stand in the idli cooker. Notes Before pouring the batter in the idli plate, you can sprinkle little carrot gratings / tomato cut into small stripes in the idli plate and then pour the batter over it. You will get colourful idli.Also you can add a cup of cut vegetables like green peas, carrot, cauliflower to the batter and make vegetable idli also.If you are using whole oats, then just grind to a coarse powder like rawa and then add it.If you do not have Fruit Salt, then add a pinch of cooking soda.