Low Calorie Oats Idli Recipe

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Low Calorie Oats Idli
How to make Oats Idli
  • Recipe By: Ramya Parameswaran
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Low Calorie Oats idli Recipe: Low on calories and healthy idlis made with oats and grated carrots. Ideal for those who are calorie conscious. Oats being rich in minerals, vitamins and proteins gives this dish a high nutritive value without compromising on the delicious taste. Easy and quick to make, this Low calorie oats Idli recipe is just perfect for a good and healthy breakfast or brunch at home.

Ingredients of Low Calorie Oats Idli

  • 2 Cups oats
  • 1/2 litre curd (slightly sour)
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp urad dal
  • 1/2 tbsp channa dal
  • 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, grated
  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • A pinch of fruit salt

How to Make Low Calorie Oats Idli

  • 1.On a tawa, dry roast the oats until it turns slightly brown and then powder the oats in a mixer.
  • 2.In a pan, add oil, mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal and allow the mustard to splutter and the dals to turn golden.
  • 3.To this, add the chopped chillies, coriander and grated carrots.
  • 4.Add the turmeric powder and fry for a minute.
  • 5.Add this seasoning to the powdered oats mixture and add the curd to it to make a batter like that of idli batter's consistency.
  • 6.You can add as much curd to the mixture to achieve the consistency, but do not add water to the batter.
  • 7.Grease the idli steamer plates with oil and pour the batter into each area of the steamer.
  • 8.Steam the idlis for 15 minutes.
  • 9.Note: To know if the idli is cooked, poke an idli with knife and check if the batter does not stick to the knife.
  • 10.Once done, remove the idlis and serve with Onion chutney.
Nutritional Information
Calories 618.5 Kcal 0
  • 77.5gCarbs
  • 23.1gFats
  • N/ACholestrol
  • 25.1gProtien
  • N/AFiber
Phosphorous: 965.8 MgSodium: 7121.8 MgPotassium: 641.2 MgCalories: 618.5 Kcal 0

Recipe Notes

You can serve the Idlis with Sambhar and Coconut chutney as well.

Key Ingredients: oats, curd (slightly sour), mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, oil, green chillies, carrots, coriander, turmeric powder, salt, fruit salt