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Oats Kozhukattai

- submitted by Grace Sam on Sep 1st 2013

(Oats Urundai, Spicy Oats Balls)

Oats - 1 cup
Water - 1/2 cup
Salt - to taste
Grated Coconut - 2-3 tblsp

For Seasoning
Oil - 1 tblsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 2 tsp
Onion - 1/2 (minced)
Green Chillies - 1
Curry Leaves - 1 spring (chopped)
1. Sprinkle some warm water and salt on the oats. Mix it and let it soak for 5 minutes.
2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds.
3. Fry the urad dal till golden brown. Next add the chopped onions, green chillies and curry leaves and saute.
4. Add the soaked oats to this. Add some grated coconut and mix everything together.
5. Add more salt and sprinkle some more water if required. Cook it for just couple of minutes and switch off. 
(The mixture should be sticky and moist enough to be able to form balls but not soggy.)
6. Make lemon sized balls out of this.
7. Steam it in a steamer or using idli plates for about 7 minutes. Serve hot with some coconut chutney or any other chutney varieties..

  - You can make sweet version by adding jaggery instead of the seasoning.

  - You can also add some pressed rice (aval) along with the oats and make it. 

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Comments (4)

Person priyak   (October 17, 2014)
I tried it and it came out well. I added roasted almonds, sauté corn, raisins to add crunch and sweetness to it. A very healthy recipe indeed!
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 23, 2014)
Great variation... Thanks for sharing...
Person raji   (September 13, 2013)
mustt ry tomorrow
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 13, 2013)
Try it. Tasty and healthy.

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