Vegetable Oatmeal Poha

Vegetable Oatmeal Poha - Zelish

Cuisine: North Indian
Meal Type: Breakfast
Type: Vegetarian
Base: Oats
Dish Type: Solid Food
Serves: 2
Preparation Time: 50 Mins

The Vegetable Oatmeal Poha Recipe is a wholesome breakfast with a twist. The addition of oats, along with a variety of veggies, makes this poha a nutritious and wholesome teatime snack or breakfast. It is a healthier version of Indian staple breakfast poha.

Ingredients of Vegetable Oatmeal Poha

2 cups Poha (Flattened rice)
40 grams Rolled Oats Or Instant Oats
1 Onion , finely chopped
2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
1 inch Ginger , grated
1 Carrot (Gajjar) , finely chopped
1 Tomato , finely chopped
1/3 cup Green peas (Matar)
1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
2 teaspoons Sugar
Salt , to taste
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , Small bunch finely chopped
1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
1 teaspoon Sunflower Oil

How to make Vegetable Oatmeal Poha

Step 1: Place the poha in a colander and rinse it well under running water;
Step 2: Stir the poha gently by using your fingers while rinsing; otherwise they will become mushy at the time of cooking. Once washed set aside the poha;
Step 3: Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan or a wok. Add the mustard seeds and allow it to crackle. Add onions and ginger saute over medium heat till light brown in color;
Step 4: Once the onions are tender, add the tomatoes, oats, turmeric powder, steamed vegetables, raisins, salt and sugar;
Step 5: Stir to combine and finally add rinsed poha and sprinkle little more water. Give the poha a gentle stir until all the ingredients come together;
Step 6: Turn the heat to low and cover the pan. Allow the vegetable poha to cook in the steam along with the vegetables. This will take about 3 to 4 minutes;
Step 7: After 3 to 4 minutes, you will notice the poha has puffed up slightly. At this stage turn off the heat and stir in the juice from one lemon and the coriander leaves. Check the salt and seasonings and adjust to suit your taste;
Step 8: The Vegetable Oatmeal Poha is now ready to be served as a healthy breakfast or tea time snack.

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