Oat Upma

  • Meal Time
  • Meal Type
  • Cuisine
    • Breakfast
    • Jain
    • South Indian


1/2 cup quick cooking Rolled Oats
1 tsp Oil
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai / Sarson)
1 tsp Urad Dal (split Black Lentils)
5 to 6 Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
1 whole dry Kashmiri Red Chilli , broken into pieces
2 Green Chillies, slit green chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped Onions
1/4 cup finely chopped Carrot
1/4 cup Green Peas

Strawberry Honey Milkshake:
1/2 cup chilled and mashed Strawberries
2 tsp Honey
1/2 cup chilled fresh Curd (Dahi)
1 tsp chilled Milk


1. Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a non-stick pan, add the oats and ½ tsp of turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till it turns light brown in colour, stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
2. Heat the remaining1/2 tsp of oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
3. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, curry leaves, red chillies and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
4. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the onions turn translucent.
5. Add the carrots and green peas and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
6. Add the oats mixture, salt and mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, stirring continuously.
7. Add 1 cups of hot water, cover and cook on a slow flame for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
8. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.

Serving Size

1 cup Oat Upma + 1 Cup Honey Shake