Oats Dosa Recipe

oats dosa recipe

With this oats dosa recipe you can make dosas with oats and benefit from its outstanding health properties. The procedure to prepare these dosas are same as the regular dosas. That is, you have to prepare the batter and allow it to ferment overnight. In addition to oats, the oats dosa recipe has urad dal, raw rice, methi and thick aval as the main ingredients.

Food Fact
The high fiber content in oats is good for the heart.

"Fiber washes cholesterol from the digestive system that would otherwise be released into the bloodstream. "1

One of the traits of this dosa is that it tastes almost similar to that of the traditional dosa.

Here is a main note about how to make oats dosa: These are good in their plain form. The dosas are even better when you add chopped onions, green chilies, ginger and curry and coriander leaves and jeera.

As with the regular dosas, green tomato chutney, Brahmi chutney, coconut chutney and onion chutney are some of the good side dishes for oats dosa.

Add oats dosas to your list of breakfast items, and you might want to prepare it often to take advantage of its superior health characteristics.

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1Source: Oats May Keep Arteries Out of Sticky Situations, ars.usda.gov/is/ar/archive/jun04/oats0604.pdf

Servings: 12 Dosas


1. Oats 1 cup
2. Urad-whole / uddina kaalu 1/4 cup


Urad dal / black gram / uluthamparuppu / minapappu / uddina bele 1/4 cup
3. Methi seeds / fenugreek 1/4 teaspoon
4. Raw rice 1/4 cup
5. Thick aval / poha / avalakki / beaten rice 1/4 cup
6. Cooking soda / sodium-bi-carbonate 1 pinch
7. Salt to taste

How to make Oats Dosa?

1. Wash and soak urad-whole and methi seeds together.

Keep aside for 6-8 hours.

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2. Wash raw rice and aval together.

Add water, the quanity of which should be just a little more than that required to immerse the rice and aval.

Add oats.

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Do not use too much water for soaking, because the paste, in Step 4, may become thin.

Keep aside for 6-8 hours.
3. Grind urad-whole and methi to a fine and fluffy paste, adding water in increments.

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Transfer the paste to a utensil.

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4. Grind oats, raw rice and aval to a fine paste.

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Mix the above paste with the urad-methi paste.

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5. A key point on how to prepare oats dosa is that you have to cover and keep the utensil aside, for fermentation, for 8-9 hours.

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Fermented paste
6. Add soda and salt to the femented paste.

Mix thoroughly.

Oats dosa batter is ready.

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7. Heat the tava.

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Coat the tava with little oil. Sprinkle some water. If it sizzles, you are ready to make the dosas.
8. Take a ladle full of batter and pour it on the tava. Spread the batter starting from the center, in a circular pattern, so the batter covers most of the tava.

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9. Pour about 1/4 teaspoon of oil on the dosa and at its edges.
10. Flip the dosa when its surface color changes, using a spatula.

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Pour about 1/4 teaspoon of oil on the dosa.
11. Cook till brown spots appear on both the sides of dosa.

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12. Oats dosa is ready. Serve hot with brahmi chutney, green tomato chutney, onion chutney or coconut chutney.

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TIPS Oats Dosa Recipe
1. You may not want to wash the oats, as the nutrients in it could be lost.
2. Add finely-chopped onions, ginger, curry and coriander leaves and green chilies and jeera and carrot gratings to the batter, in Step 6, to make spicy oats dosas.