Spicy Mint and Oats – Snack/Chaat

Minty Oats spice

This healthy oats & mint combination can be served for breakfast, who like spicy foods. It can also serve as a snack during evening or weekends.

Serves: 2
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes

• Oats -1cup
• Finely chopped onion – 1num
• Finely chopped mint -1/4cup
• Finely chopped chillies -3 to 4 num
• Oil – 3tsp
• Urad dal – 1tsp
• Curry leaves – 5 to 6
• Mustard seeds – 1tsp
• Turmeric – 1/2tsp
• Salt – as per taste.

• Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, when it crackle, add urad dal, curry leaves, green chillies, mint and saute for a minute.
• Add onions and saute till the onions turn translucent.
• Then add oats and fry for a minute and then add in salt, turmeric mix well and let it cook on a medium flame for a minute stirring continuously.
• Add ½-3/4 cup hot water, cover and cook on a slow flame for about 5-7minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serve immediately.

• If you don’t like the flavour of mint just skip and use any other vegetables or Greens of your choice
• You can either blend mint and chillies or finely chop them


About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on April 26, 2014, in Breakfast, Breakfast, Indian, International, Starters and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Yummy & Healthy! Thank you for posting!

    Liked by 1 person

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