Oats Idli

Dosas and Idlis are a staple breakfast in any south Indian household.Fermented and home made batter are pretty much a routine activity for many. But for some people, the whole process of making the batter is quite tedious. That’s when Instant Breakfast recipes come handy.

One among those instant recipes is Oats Idli. Oats – as we all know is a very healthy and nutritious grain. Here is the recipe for a quick, tasty and healthy dish for breakfast- Oats Idli 🙂




Quick Oats / Rolled oats – 1 Cup

Idly Rava / fine sooji – ¾ cup

Buttermilk  – 1.5 cups (more or less to adjust to a idli batter consistency)

Grated Carrots – ½ cup

Green chillies – optional

Ginger Grated – ½ tsp (optional)

Coriander leaves – chopped finely

Baking soda – a pinch



In a wide pan, dry roast the oats for 5 – 10 minutes. Once it is cool, grind it to a coarse powder.

Meanwhile in a vessel, add the idli rava and add some water, just to wet the rava. Keep it aside for about 10-15 minutes..


Add the powdered oats to the rava, mix well.

Add the grated carrots, green chillies (optional), ginger, coriander leaves and a pinch of baking soda. Mix well.

Add enough buttermilk and mix to make it to a batter consistency.


Pour the batter into the idli stand smeared with a little oil.


Cook in the idli cooker or pressure cooker without whistle for 15 mins. Oats idli is ready.


Serve hot with some sambar or chutney.


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