Sep 8, 2017

Oats Vegetables Khichdi

Khichdi is Indian main course generally which made with rice and dal. But for oats khichdi, we replace the rice with oats and makes tastier or healthier dish by adding vegetables.

The combination of Oats, lentils and veggies makes it a light yet complete meal in itself. It is full of subtle flavors from spices, making it the ideal comfort food for a rainy day.

Oats vegetable khichdi is another easy way to have oats in your diet. Its make your meal more nutritious, healthy and tasty. Even you can serve this recipe to your toddler to adults everyone. Texture can be grainy or mushy depend on how you cook or like.

Adding of oats in your daily meal is a good way to get protein in your diet. No matter which oats variety you choose for your recipe, it gives you around 10-14% protein. Half cup of dry whole oats contains 7grams of protein.

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Oats Vegetables Khichdi

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Servings: 3
Category: Main Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Cooking Method: Pressure Cooker

1 Cup Oats
1/2 Cup Yellow Split Lentil
1/2 Cup Onion, Chopped
1/2 Cup Tomato, Chopped
2 Green Chilies, Chopped
1 Tbsp. Ginger, Chopped
1 Cup Mixed Vegetables, Chopped (Carrots, Corn and Peas)
5 Cups Water
1 Bay Leaf
3 Dried Red Chilies, Whole
1 Tsp. Mustard Seeds
2 Tbsps. Ghee/ Oil
1/4 Tsp. Asafoetida
Salt to Taste
Red Chili Powder to Taste
1/2 Tsp. Garam Masala
1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
1/2 Tsp. Coriander Powder
Fresh Coriander Leaves

Wash and soak the dal in water for one hour. Drain the excess water and keep aside.
Heat the ghee in pressure cooker.
Add mustard seeds, hing, bay leaf, red chilies, when they starts splutter.
Add chopped green chilies, ginger and onion on medium gas and saute till to translucent.
Add tomatoes and other vegetables. Add spices and mix it.
Add oats, dal and water with salt. Cover and cook in pressure cooker on high flame till to 5-6 whistles.
Garnish with green coriander leaves and serve hot with curd and aachar.

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  1. Such an awesome way to enjoy the regular Oats.. Looks delicious..

  2. This is on my todo list for a long time. We all love kichadi and want to try with oats too. Will try your version.

  3. I love oats khichdi and yours look so comforting and delicious. Love the serveware and the pics.

  4. Quinoa and oats khichdi are in my to do list for a really really long time. Good to see your take on it preeti

  5. Cant ask more, this khichdi will definitely go to my favourite food list, who can resist to this alluring dish.

  6. There was a time when this khichri was made regularly , with changing times I don't make this anymore , but I know the khichri tastes excellent and your pics are absolutely stunning !

  7. Nice pics and a really healthy dish Preeti. Love your spoons :)

  8. Beautiful pics preeti. Love khichidi n oats khichidi is yum

  9. This is like a comfort meal for me. Beautiful Recipe - Anlet Prince ( )

  10. That is a nice healthy twist to kichdi. It is such a delicious comfort food..

  11. Interesting khichdi, I've never tried making one from oats. Its such a healthy bowl of wholesome meal.

  12. Love this healthier version of khichadi plus veggies. Lovely pick for protein dishes. Your photos are fabulous!

  13. The pictures have turned out superb Preeti..very nicely shot!..

  14. I've tried this dish a few times, though I didn't knew about adding oats to it. But if you look at it, oats can be a really great replacement for rice. Thanks for the amazing recipe.

  15. Nice way to use oats and the pictures turned out so good and love your props..

  16. wow protein packed energy food. loved your props.


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