Monday, May 3, 2010

Oats Breakfast Recipes

During my school days, My Ranks will be on Top during the first quarter of the academic year. and it gradually dips further on the next quarters. Iam sure many of you would have same experience( I cannot be the only one). I think there is more thrive, when things start & then, when the time goes by, the throttle comes down and the thrive disappear! Now the same High Thrive in Morning - Slow Throttle in Afternoon - Disappearance of Thrive in the Evenings Syndrome happens to me on daily basis. Like I Think I should eat Healthy Food in the morning, then in afternoon i manage to cook just to fill tummy and in the evenings / Nights I totally go for Unhealthy stuffs like Fried Gobi Manchurian, Heavy Sugar thrown Sweets. This continues as my daily business. Let me Hope for Best, that i should eat at least 2 healthier Meals a Day.

Coming to the Oats Breakfast Recipe's, I discovered two Best and Healthy ways to eat Oats without Guilt.
Oats is a type of Cereal, that helps in reducing the Cholesterol. Oats also get digested slowly, so you don't feel hungry soon on having Oats. The Best Part i like about Oats is, It gives Energy for me to work for the next 2 hours and its So Light  Food to Have. Find its Nutritional Values Here.

The First Oats Breakfast Recipe is - Oats with Moong Dal and Green Peas

Oats with Moong Dal and Green Peas

I liked this much as every bite has Green Peas and the Moong Dal give a different taste along with the Oats.



Oats Breakfast Recipes

Prep Time10 mins 
Cooking Time: 15 mins  
Serves1
Recipe CuisineChinese
Recipe TypeBreakfast

Ingredients:



Oats - 4 tbsp's
Moong Dal - 2 spoons (Soak them in water for about 30 minutes)
Green Peas - 1/4 Cup
Green Chilli - 1
Water - 2 Cups
Salt - a small pinch (add very little salt, as Oats require less salt)


Oats Khichdi


Method:

Soak the Split Moong Dal in half cup of water for 30 minutes to 1 hour. you can also soak and put in the fridge overnight and wash it with water before using.

Heat 2 Cup's Water in a skillet and add the Soaked Moong Dal and Green Peas. The Moong Dal may get Cooked within 10-15 minutes. when its almost cooked, add the Green chilli(slitted) and Oats to the Skillet and Cook. Oats gets Cooked in 5 minutes. add salt to taste and Serve Hot.

Note:

You can also add chopped Carrot, Beans and some chopped Corriander leaves and make it as Indian Khichdi.

Second Oats Breakfast Recipe - Oats with Murunga Keerai / Oats with Greens and Dal

Oats Murunga keerai Pappu

This tasted much like a Keerai Paruppu Sadham. I even gave this to my Son with Ghee. This is a very healthy one pot meal. If you are wondering, about availability of drumstick leaves, go for Spinach or some fenugreek leaves.



Ingredients : (serves 1 adult)

Oats - 4 tsbp's
Moong Dal - 2 spoons
Murunga Keerai - a fistfull of leaves
Green Chilli - 1
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Sambhar Powder - 1/4 tsp
Water - 2 Cup's
Oil - 1/4 tsp
Salt - a little

Oats with Dal and Greens

Method:

First Heat Oil in a Pan.Add the washed and Draines drumstick leaves / Murunga Keerai to the pan and saute it for a minute. it should get cooked.

Heat 2 Cup's of water in a Skillet and add Moong Dal and cook for about 10 minutes and then add the Green Chilli(slitted) and Oats. Cook the Oats for 5 minutes, add the saute and cooked Keerai / Greens to the skillet and mix well with the Oats and Dal. add salt to taste, a pinch Turmeric Powder and Sambhar Powder / Chilli Powder and cook for 1 or 2 minutes, till the oats get thick and Serve Hot.


Now Tell Me Which Version You Like and what other versions can be made??

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