Thursday, July 23, 2009

Nutritious Oats Dosa (instant variety)

Oats, known scientifically as Avena sativa is proved to be good for health in many ways. According to “The World’s Healthiest Foods,” Oats are the most nutrient-rich out of all the grains. Excellent source of manganese, good source of fiber and vitamin B, high in protein, helps lower cholesterol, stabilizes mood by maintaining blood sugar, and available year round.

Why is oats good for your kid? Oatmeal's whole grain, high fibre and protein attributes are believed to be some of the primary factors that influence spatial memory performance in young children.

Dosa being a common breakfast item in many Indian households, the oats variation is a nutritious option.


1cup Oats
½ cup Rawa/sooji/semolina
½ cup rice powder
1cup curd
1 onion chopped fine
1tsp ginger-garlic paste
¼ tsp chilli pwd or 1 chilli chopped fine
Coriander leaves chopped fine
salt to taste.

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and let it soak for half an hour.
  • Add water to make it pouring consistency.
  • Spread on girdle and fry both sides till crisp.
  • Serve hot with chutney.


  1. Hi, Here We have to use cooked oats or the instant oats like Quaker Oats.

  2. Hi Kajal,
    I have used Quaker Oats in this recipe.

  3. hey thanks for the quickie recipe....amazing for beginners....fool-proof and yummm...

  4. Hey, I give oats kheer to my daughter. I just use some milk, sugar and rolled oats for 3-5 min on gas and kheer is ready. Do you know if I need to roast the oats like we do 'daliya'?

  5. Hey Shaifali,
    If you are using quick oats there is no need to roast it, it can be used directly.

  6. Wow, I will try this one, it's healthy and quick. I just have to get semolina.



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