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Oats Upma Recipe
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Oats Upma

Oats are rightly classified as Superfood. They are a tremendous source of Carbohydrates, proteins, and fiber. They Help in giving a feeling of fullness and aids in weight control. Oats Upma is a version of the regular rava upma, just little more healthier and a change in taste.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 380 kcal
Author Anju Bhagnari


  • 70 gm Oats
  • 125 ml Water
  • 1 small Onion (finely chopped)
  • 8 Cashew Nuts (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Green Chilli (finely chopped)
  • 20 grams Green Peas (boiled)
  • 1 Carrot (cubed and boiled)
  • ¼ teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Green Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 tablespoon Urad Dal
  • 1 tablespoon Chana Dal
  • 20 Curry Leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. Place a thick bottom pan on low heat.
  2. Dry roast the oats for 5 minutes with constant stirring.

  3. Remove and keep aside.

    Oats Upma step by step cooking process
  4. In the same pan add 2 tablespoons of oil.

  5. Fry the cashew nuts to light golden brown and remove.

  6. Add the chana dal and the urad dal and cook till fried and crisp.

    Preparation process for Oats Upma
  7. Remove with a slotted spoon.

  8. Now, add the mustard seeds, onion, curry leaves and the green chilli.

  9. Cook until the onion turns soft.

  10. Season with salt, red chilli powder, and the turmeric powder.

  11. Put in the boiled peas and the carrot cubes. Mix well.

    Oats Upma cooking process
  12. Add water and let it come to boil.

  13. The quantity of water can be increased depending on the texture and mushiness preferred.

  14. Put in the roasted oats and stir fry till they soak in the water.

    Step by step process to prepare Oats Upma
  15. Shut off the flame and sprinkle the lemon juice.

  16. Garnish with the green coriander leaves and the fried cashew nuts.

  17. Serve hot

    How to make Oats Upma
Nutrition Facts
Oats Upma
Amount Per Serving
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 109mg5%
Potassium 403mg12%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 5625IU113%
Vitamin C 212mg257%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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