Orange oats snack (Bhel) – Scheduled post and am away for a month

Orange Oats Bhel1

Dear friends,

Hope you all well..I will be on a visit to India and back in 4 weeks. However will try to stay connected with you all as and when time permits and plan some scheduled posts.

Do stay connected and visit my blog. I will look forward to your feedbacks.


One always looks for a healthy breakfast recipes and sometimes for snacks…This recipe is inspired from Indian bhelpuri chaats. I have customised with an addition of fresh orange juice, so you get all tangy and savoury taste in this recipe.

Health Benefits:

Oats can help keep your body lean and strong because it is full of fiber that keeps your stomachs fuller longer. Also helps to lower ones Cholesterol and blood sugar levels. A US research lab found that Drinking orange juice along with oats meal cleansed arteries and prevents heart attacks with twice efficiency than consuming just bowl of oats.

Serves: 2
Cooking time: 7-10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes


  •          Rolled oats-1cup
  •          Onion finely chopped – 1/4 cup
  •          Capsicum chopped -1/4 cup
  •          Cucumber finely chopped -1/4cup
  •          Chopped Cherry Tomatoes – 1/4 cup
  •          Salt-as required
  •          Chilli powder-1tsp (As per your taste)
  •          Jeera powder-1tsp
  •          Chat masala-1/2tsp (Optional)
  •          Orange juice – 2 fresh oranges (1/4 cup)

For Garnish:

  •          Coriander finely chopped
  •          Roasted peanuts – handful



  •          In a pan add oats and fry for 3-4 minutes/ until slightly brown.
  •          Then add Onion, Capsicum saute few minutes and then add Cucumber, tomatoes and mix well
  •          Add the dry ingredients like Chilli powder, Jeera powder, Chat masala, Salt and mix well
  •          Turn off flame stir in orange juice. Cover let it sit for 4 – 5 minutes so orange gets obsorbed
  •          Garnish with coriander and roasted peanuts

Orange Oats Bhel2



  •          Add roasted peanuts to the bhel if required –it adds crunchy taste to the snack
  •         Adding orange juice earlier will take away the taste of oranges in the dish

I am bringing this recipe to Angie’s Fiesta Friday #42


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 August 10, 2015, in Indian, Starters and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. I didn’t know that about orange juice. I wonder if it is true with any other fruit juice. At any rate, it looks like a delicious breakfast.


  2. Oooh I’ve never thought of combining oats and orange! It sounds delicious! What a wonderfully healthy dish for everyone at FF! I think we will need it after all of this week’s sweet treats! 😉


  3. Love this clever idea of making bhel with Oats! Thank you!

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  4. I have seen many variations of oats, but this is new even for me. I also have friends who eat it with orange juice!

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  5. Have a wonderful time home in India Chitra. Stay safe and see YOU soon!

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  6. Sounds delicious Chitra – I never drink oj because of all of the sugar even though I love it!


  7. Enjoy your vacation Chitra 🙂 This looks lovely!


  8. Happy vacation Chitra.. Grt helathy snack perfcet for kids


  9. Looks so so so good ❤


  10. This sounds really good! Hope you are having a great trip! 🙂


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