Breakfast Indian Oats Semolina

Instant Oats and Rava Uthappam- Semolina or Sooji Uthappam

A South Indian breakfast dish that’s healthy and can be made effortlessly…

Traditional Uthappam is made with the batter used for making dosa or idli (rice-urad dal batter). It’s more like a thick dosa topped with onions, carrots, green chilies etc. In this recipe, instant oats and semolina are combined along with mixed veggies and yogurt and made into a thick batter. Cooked on a tawa like we make pancake. Easy to make, healthy and delicious oats-semolina uthappams are ready in no time.

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Instant Oats and Rava Uthappam- Semolina or Sooji Uthappam
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
  • Instant Oat- 1 cup
  • Semolina or Rava- 1 cup
  • Ginger, grated- 1 inch slice
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Green Chili, chopped small- 1 or 2
  • Buttermilk- 1 cup (or add ½ cup thick yogurt + ½ cup water)
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Salt- ½ tsp
  • Green onions, chopped- 2 tbsp
  • Carrot, grated- ¼ cup
  • Beans, cut small- ¼ cup
  1. Into a blender or food processor, coarsely grind instant oats.
  2. Into a large bowl: add ground oats, semolina, ginger, cumin seeds and green Chili. Combine well.
  3. Add buttermilk and water, combine well and make into a thick batter.
  4. Add salt, green onions, carrot and beans, combine well.
  5. Place a pan over medium heat.
  6. Grease with oil.
  7. Pour a large spoonful of oats-semolina batter. Cover with a lid.
  8. Let bottom side cook well, flip over and cook the other side as well.
  9. Transfer to a plate.
  10. Serve along with chutney or sambar.



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