Sunday, June 4, 2017

Instant Quinoa and Oats Idli

There are so many healthy benefits of Quinoa ...they are excellent for weight loss and it's really good to incorporate in our daily diet as it's less in starch and is such a great source of protein . Today I am posting one of the ways you can incorporate this in your daily diet and this is low fat as well ....This is one perfect and beautiful concoction of ingredients which makes it perfect low fat recipe ....excellent diabetic as well as perfect weight loss recipe .;..Do try this I am sure many will benefit from this recipe :)


1/2 cup Quinoa 

1/2 cup Oats 

2 tbsp semolina

1 tsp Eno 

1 tbsp oil

1/4 tsp Jeera

4-5 finely chopped green chilli

1 Sprig of curry leaves (finely chopped)

1 tbsp chopped cashew (opt)

salt to taste 

1 and 1/2 cup water (approx)

  • Heat water in Idli steamer and grease the idli moulds well with oil.
  • In mixer grinder grind quinoa to a rawa consistency and take it out in mixing bowl .
  • Fry oats on a low heat then grind in a mixer grinder. Now In a mixing bowl add quinoa, oats, semolina then mix well.
  • Now take a pan add in oil when it is hot add in Jeera, add green chillies, broken cashews , finely chopped curry leaves and add this to the flour .
  • Now add salt and mix well. Add in water little by little and bring to the consistency needed it should resemble the texture of idli batter then add in eno and mix well,
  • Pour 2 tsp of the batter and steam for about 10-15 mins till done.
  • Serve with chutney / Sambar .