6 Healthy Oats Recipes

Here, we are going to know some oats recipes as said in the previous article. Oats are very nutritious food that can be taken by any individual. It can be taken as breakfast, lunch, snacks as well as dinner. We can make many of recipes with oats as we make from other cereals. We can make both sweet and hot oats recipes with oats and among all oatmeal is a very famous dish that has been popular in recent times. As we all know that, oats are not a staple food for Indians, but gradually we are increasing the usage of oats in our meals and becoming a part of Indian kitchen.

Let us know few oats recipes as following:

1. Instant Plain Oats Dosa

Oats dosa is a very tasty and healthy dosa. We can make many different types of oats dosa by mixing other ingredients as you like. Now, I am explaining the procedure of oats dosa.


  • Oats- 1 cup
  • Curd/Buttermilk- 1 cup
  • Salt Per Taste


You can use any type of oats for this instant oats dosa. First, take oats and make it into fine powder. Then, take it into a bowl and add curd or buttermilk as your wish. If you add curd, then check the consistency by adding little amount of water. Add salt and you can also add a pinch baking salt. Mix all the ingredients and make into regular dosa batter and keep it a side for 30 mins. That’s all make your oats dosa. There is no need of fermentation and you can also add veggies and other ingredients. This is only a plain dosa.

2. Vegetable Oats Dosa

In this dosa, you can add some veggies as per your likes. We all know vegetables are very nutritious, rich in all vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, carotenoids ect.


  • Oats- 1 cup
  • Bombay Rava- 1/4 cup
  • Rice Flour- 1/2 cup
  • Curd/Buttermilk- 1 cup
  • Jeera- 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt- as required
  • Chopped Ginger- 1 tsp
  • Green Chillies- 2
  • Onion- 1
  • Coriander Leaves
  • Grated Carrot- 1


First, makes oats into a fine powder then, add all the ingredients as mentioned above. At last add curd or buttermilk and water as required. Mix all the ingredients and make into a dosa batter. Keep it aside for 30 minutes. You can add all these ingredients or you skip any of these if you don’t like. Have your healthy oats dosa with coconut chutney or with any chutney you like.

3. Oats Porridge

Oats porridge is a very simple and healthy recipe. Oats cook very fast, so its not a time taking process.


  • Oats- 1 cup
  • Water- 2 cups
  • Elachi- 2
  • Honey or Jaggery- as required
  • Dried Fruits


First, take a bowl and add 2 cups of water and allow it to boil for 2 minutes. Then add oats into the boiling water and stir for 2-3 minutes. Add jaggery if you want to add it and make sure that jaggery get dissolved then add elachi and dry fruits as you like. Then put off the stove and serve it. If you don’t like jaggery, add some honey, dates into the porridge after serving. You can also add sugar, but to cut down the calories and for weight loss you should avoid calories.

4. Oats Upma

Oats upma is great breakfast idea that contains many ingredients. We add different types of vegetables and seasoning into it. So, we can get all nutrients, we get 207 calories per 1 cup of oats upma.


  • Instant Oats- 1 cup
  • Onions- 1/4 cup
  • Chillies- 2
  • Carrot- 1
  • Chopped Ginger- 1 tsp
  • Cashew Nuts- few
  • Bengal Gram- 1 tsp
  • Jeera- 1 tsp
  • Groundnuts- 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds- 1/4 tsp
  • Curry Leaves – few
  • Salt- as required
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Water- 1 glass


Take instant osta and fry them without oil for 2 minutes. Pour oil into the pan and add all seasonings along with cashews. Fry until they turn light brown colour. Do it in low flame. Now add curry leaves and fry it. After that add onions, chillies, ginger into that seasonings. Then add carrot and other veggies as you like. You can also add hinge. Saute all the mixture until they cook. Now add 1 glass of water into the mixture and boil it for sometime. After 3 minutes, vegetables get cook well. When water content is low add oats because more water can make oats into paste. Now, cook oats in the water for 2 mins until they cook. That’s it oats upma is ready to serve.

5. OatMeal

There are many different types of oatmeals depending upon people’s choices. There are two types like cooked oatmeal and uncooked oatmeal. Here, let us know about both types of oatmeals.

1. Cooked Oatmeal

To make cooked oatmeal, we need to take 2 cups of any type of oats into a cooker or any utensil. Add some water and some almond milk into the oats. We almond milk is not available, you can also add any type of milk like coconut milk and your regular milk. Now cook the mixture for at least 7 – 10 mins. That’s all the base for oatmeal is ready. You can also consume it plain.

Now come to toppings, we can add any fruit that we like. Take a cup of cooked oatmeal and add your favourite fruit and add some amount of honey for better taste and sprinkle some cardamom powder. Mix all the ingredients properly and have it as your breakfast, lunch, dinner as you like.

2. Raw Oatmeal

For making raw oatmeal, you can take any type of oats like quaker oats, steel cut oats or instant oats. Take a bowl and add 1/4 cup of oats, add 1/2 tsp of coconut palm sugar or honey or maple syrup whatever you want. Keep it in mind, when you are using a liquid sweeteners add only after oats get soaked in milk. If you want to add liquid sweeteners, directly add almond milk or any other milk into the oats as a second step. Set it aside until oats get soaked in milk, add some more milk if needed. Leave it for at least 1 hour to soak. Now, add some dried fruits, raisins, fruits like fresh blueberries, banana, raspberries, dates etc as you like. You can also add cornflakes, chocos whatever you like.

6. Overnight Oatmeal

There are many types of overnight oatmeal. Every individual like to consume in their own style. So, let us now some of them.

Take 2 tbsp of any type of oats into a jar or a bowl. Then add 1 tbsp chia seeds, 2 tbsp peanut butter, 1 tsp cinnamon powder and add 1 cup of almond milk or any other milk. Mix all the ingredients properly. Add some fresh or frozen fruits as you like. Now refrigerate the whole mixer all over the night and have it in the morning as your breakfast.

You can also add greek yogurt, fruits like mango, pomegranate, banana, grapes, berries etc. You can also ad all types of nuts into the mixture. Add some honey or dates for sweet taste.


All these recipes are useful in weight loss. It contains low calories and high fiber which helps you feel longer. You can take these recipes any tyme in your meal. You can also consume oatmeal at the dinner as it keep you feel full longer. In overnight oatmeal, you can add fruits as you wish and you can also greek yogurt, honey or maple syrup, cocoa powder if you like. When you add fruits, choosing fresh fruits is better option than frozen fruits.

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