Make these kickstarting Oats dishes for breakfast that are worth trying.
The oat (Avena sativa), sometimes known as the common oat, is a cereal grain produced for its seed, which bears the same name (usually in the plural, unlike other cereals and pseudocereals). Temperate climates are ideal for growing oats. They require less heat in the summer and are more tolerant of rain than other cereals like wheat, rye, or barley, making them especially useful in locations with mild, wet summers, such as Northwest Europe and even Iceland. Oats are an annual plant that can be sown in the fall (for a late summer harvest) or the spring (for a spring crop) (for early autumn harvest). Oats are also considered to be very healthy as they have a lot of nutritional value. They are beneficial for the digestive system, and blood pressure and are a great antioxidant too. Oats are a great way to start your day as they are fibrous and have a high satiety value. They kickstart the metabolism in an effective way and aid in the digestion process.
Here are some dishes that you can make with oats-
Chila is a savoury pancake. Commonly chila is made with besan but oats chila has its own magic. You can add chopped onions, tomatoes, capsicum and coriander leaves to the batter. Oats chila tastes like an uttapam and is full of different spices. Have it with toasted bread and green chutney, and enjoy your breakfast.
This recipe is spicy and healthy. Just like you make upma, roast some oats in a pan. In another saucepan, saute some garlic and onions till they are cooked. Add chopped tomatoes and green chillies. Put the roasted oats on it and cook well with water. You may add some variations as per your choice and taste. This recipe tastes amazing when you squeeze in some lemon juice and garnish it with peanuts.
Oats dosa is made from powdered oats and spices. The batter is made the usual way except the oats are added instead of rice and dal. This dosa is very thin and crisp. It tastes just like the usual dosa that we are used to having. Serve the dosa with coconut and tomato chutney for a delightful experience.
Ever thought that tikkis could be made with oats? Well, this recipe says it all. This is an easy recipe that doesn't require much effort or complicated ingredients. All you have to do is mix all the ingredients together except for oats. Mash everything together and make it into a tikki form. Dip the tikkis in milk, then roll them in the ground oats mixture and fry them. Your crunchy and crispy oats tikkis are ready to be served.
Oats and Berry Bowl
In a hurry and not have time to cook anything? Don't worry we've got your back. In a bowl add 1 cup of oats, berries, dry fruits, nuts, mashed bananas and granola (optional). Pour in some chilled milk and mix it well. You may also add in peanut butter, Nutella or any other topping of your choice. This super delicious sweet breakfast bowl will surely make your day.