Friday, 25 December 2015

How to make Masala Oats with moong dal

Recipe of Masala Oats with moong dal | Oats Moong Dal Khichdi


Masala Oats is a wholesome, healthy and nutritious breakfast or lunch. It is delicious and easy to make savory oats and lentil porridge. It is a perfect one pot meal which is loaded with vegetables, nutrition of oats and moong dal/lentil. It has a beautiful flavor and lovely texture. Different vegetables makes it colorful and delightful. It is vegan and gluten free.

Masala Oats, Lentil oats porridge, Khichdi, healthy Indian recipe

You can have this delicious savory oats to satisfy your taste-buds when you are on diet or when you want to have something healthy and yummy. A warm bowl of this masala oats are perfect for a quick breakfast or a lunch. It is a bowl full of nutrition and flavor.  

Masala Oats, Lentil oats porridge, Khichdi, healthy Indian recipe

Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Lunch
Cuisine : Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes15 minutes25 minutes Serves 4 

Ingredients :
  • 1/2 cup moong dal/lentil
  • 1/2 cup instant oats (I have used Quaker) 
  • 2 finely chopped carrot
  • handful of fresh peas
  • handful of french beans
  • 1 chopped green chilly
  • 4 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • pinch of asafoetida/hing
  • 3.5 cups of water
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 tablespoon clarified butter/ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilly for garnishing
Preparation :
  • Rinse wash and drain moong dal 
  • Soak it in water for 10 minutes
  • Heat ghee/butter in a pressure cooker
  • Add cumin and asafoetida/hing in it
  • When it splutter, add garlic, green chilly, carrot, peas, french beans and coriander leaves
  • Add salt, pepper, red chilly, chaat masala and turmeric in it
  • Cook it on medium flame and stir
  • Drain the water from moong dal
  • Add moong dal/lentil and oats in the pressure cooker with the vegetable masala that we have prepared
  • Stir it for a minute and pour water in it
  • Close the lid and pressure cook it for 3 whistles
  • Check the consistency and adjust it according to taste
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves
  • Serve it with yogurt or pickle
Masala Oats, Lentil oats porridge, Khichdi, healthy Indian recipe

14 comments:

  1. It looks delicious and satisfying!

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  3. Masala oats looks delicious, very nice.

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  4. I would love to try this at home! As long as it's not that complicated for a beginner like me lol

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  5. wow, this looks seriously comforting and it is healthy too!
    Perfect for anytime!
    Have a great year ahead, Happy New Year Ritu!

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  6. A healthy and filling breakfast!!

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  7. Healthy & nutritious meal...perfect for anytime..loved it :)
    Happy New Year !!

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  8. Healthy & nutritious meal...perfect for anytime..loved it :)
    Happy New Year !!

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  9. Such a comfort looking bowl of oats. Looks warm and delicious! Happy new year Ritu :)

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  10. So comforting and easy go meal..yumm

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  11. So comforting and easy go meal..yumm

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  12. wow ...looks great and superb healthy masala oats...

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  13. Easy & healthy masala oats...............

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