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Savory 10 minutes Vegetable Oats Upma

Savory 10 minutes Vegetable Oats Upma

Savory 10 minutes Vegetable Oats Upma is a quick ,easy and delicious breakfast recipe made with the goodness of vegetables and oats.
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Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Breakfast, Gluten Free, Oats, Savory, Upma, Vegan, Vegetables
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 1 cup oats I use porridge/Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup chopped beans
  • 1 to matoes chopped finely
  • 1 small onion chopped finely
  • 1/4 Cup chopped capsicum
  • ¼ inch ginger grated or paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp red chilly powder
  • 1 green chilly chopped
  • 7-8 curry leaves
  • 1-2 tbsp cashews chopped For garnish
  • ¼ cup coriander chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Desiccated coconut


  • Dry roast the oats for 5-7 on medium till they start changing color.
  • Keep it aside.
  • Simultaneously, In a pan add oil.
  • Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  • Then add curry leaves, ginger paste, onion.
  • Let this cook for a min.
  • Once the onion is translucent add the green beans and cook for 1-2 mins.
  • Now add peppers, tomatoes, red chilly powder, green chilly, turmeric and half of the coriander. 
  • Mix everything and add water and let the mixture come to a boil.
  • Once the water starts boiling add the oats.
  • Simmer this on slow to medium stirring in between.
  • Do not stir too much else you will crush all the oats 
  • Also do cook on slow, as oats will immediately absorb all the water.
  • We need to cook this a bit to incorporate the masalas.
  • After 3-4 mins, add the remaining coriander, cashews and switch off.
  • Close it with a lid and let it sit for 5 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander and Serve immediately.
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