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Instant Oats Idli
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Instant Oats Idli

Instant Oats Idli - is a easy breakfast made from coarsely powdered oats and curds without fermentation.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine South India
Keyword Instant Breakfast, Oats
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Resting time 15 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 12 makes
Calories 54kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 1 cup Oats
  • 1/2 cup Fine Sooji
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt or as required
  • 1/4 Tsp Asafoetidia
  • 1/2 Tsp Cooking soda
  • 1 small carrot grated
  • 1 green chilly finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 Sprig Curry leaves ,finely chopped
  • 1/2 inch Ginger grated
  • 3/4 cup sour curds
  • 3/4 cup water

For Tempering

  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 Tbsp Channa Dal
  • 1/2 Tbsp Urad Dal
  • 1 Tbsp Cashew Pieces


  • Grind 1 cup oats into a coarse powder and keep it aside.
  • Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
  • Add chana dal, Urad dal and broken cashew pieces and fry well , till it starts to brown lightly.
  • Add ½ cup fine sooji/rava and fry well for 2-3 minutes on a medium heat.
  • Add oats powder and continue to fry along with sooji for another 2-3 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  • Add ¼ Tsp Asafoetida, ¾ Tsp salt and ½ tsp Baking Soda (cooking soda) and mix well.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, curry leaves, green chillies, grated carrot, and grated ginger and mix well. 
  • Add ¾ cup water and ¾ whisked curds mix well and allow it to sit for 15 minutes.
  • Mean while, grease the Idli plates and boil the water in steamer / pressure cooker/idli maker.
  • Using ladle, Pour ¾ of idli batter into the idli moulds, and place in steamer /pressure cooker /idli maker.
  • Cook for 12 minutes and give a resting time of 5 minutes.
  • Remove the idlis and serve hot with Coconut chutney ,sambar or Bombay saagu


Calories: 54kcal