Everyone knows that Oats is one of the healthiest cereals. Studies have shown that daily consumption of a bowl of oatmeal can lower blood cholesterol. Oats may reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes and reduce high blood pressure. Oats contains lot of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It is a good source of protein, complex carbohydrates and iron.

Oat is now available in many forms. Oatmeal is the ground oat and we normally make porridge with it. It is a quick recipe. Boil two cups of water. When it starts boiling, add one cup of oatmeal and stir continuously for two to three minutes. Then add a cup of milk with a teaspoon of sugar. Garnish with any cut fruit pieces.
You can make the above porridge without adding sugar. Instead you can add a pinch of salt and pepper powder.

Tired of taking the same porridge, try these different oats recipes.

  • Oats Upma

    Difficulty: Easy

    This Upma is made with Oats, onion, carrot, green peas, groundnut and fresh ginger.

  • Oatmeal Dosai

    Difficulty: Easy

    This dosai is made with Oatmeal, rice flour, rawa and maida. You can also make this dosa with left over ordinary dosa batter.

  • Oats and wheat flour dosai

    Difficulty: Easy

    This dosai made with oats and wheat flour can be served with chutney/sambar. This is easy to make and no need for long fermentation like the plain dosai.

  • Oats Corn Adai

    Difficulty: Easy

    This adai is made with oats, corn meal, onion and chillies.

  • Aval Oats Idli

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Medium

    A healthy breakfast recipe made oats and aval. This is served with chutney and sambar.

  • oat pongal

    Oats Pongal

    Difficulty: Easy

    This pongal made with Oats goes well with with Brinjal Gosthu or with any chutney.

  • Spicy Oats Kozhukattai

    Difficulty: Easy

    This kozhukattai is made with Oats, coconut gratings and garnished with other spices like idli milagai podi

  • Oats Idli

    Difficulty: Easy

    This flavored idli is made with cooking oats and garnished with spices and pepper.

  • Oats Mor Kazhi

    Difficulty: Easy

    This healthy snack made with oats can be taken as breakfast, evening snack or at the dinner time too.


  1. What/ Which brand of oats are using ? I am interested in making the Oats adai and wanted to know the brands u used for corn flour (coarse or fine one or u are using cornmeal?) and oats. Awaiting for your reply.

  2. Hi,

    I use Quacker Old fashioned oats. The corn flour is "Corn meal" which is yellow in colour and coarse in texture.

  3. Thanks for replyin .. will def try out the oats adai and wheat and oats dosai and will let u know the feedback

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