As much as I love my traditional dosa made with rice and dal, I absolutely love the convenience of Instant Oats Dosa. Instant Oats dosa is made with rolled oats and rice along with several flavours to make it delicious, colourful and even more healthy. Instant Oats Dosa is a great alternative to the traditional dosa recipe and can be served for morning breakfast or even as an evening snack along with some spicy chutney.
Why do I prefer Instant Oats Dosa over the traditional dosa?
The convenience Instant Oats Dosa does not need any prior planning,overnight soaking and fermentation.
Healthier version of dosa Oats are heart healthy ,full of fibre ,great for digestion.Its keeps us full for long which means it’s perfect in our weightloss journey.Oats dosa can also be recommended for people with health conditions who cannot take a lot of rice regularly.
Saves time:The traditional dosa recipe calls for an elaborate process of soaking rice and dal in fixed proportions,blending it correctly and fermentation. This calls for prior planning,time and effort which is not there in the Instant Oats Dosa.
Added flavour:The instant oats dosa has added flavours of mint ,curry leaves and garlic which means it can work well even if we want to skip making chutneys on busy mornings.
Some tips and tricks to get perfect dosa everytime.
- Use a cast-iron skillet for crispy Instant dosa but honestly, any nonstick pan would also work.
- The batter should be thin as recommended to make the dosa
- Add flavours mint, coriander, spinach to add variation to your Instant dosa recipe to add variety.
- Work on medium heat and cook with coconut oil or ghee to get maximum flavour.
- Add very small coconut pieces or finely chopped cashew pieces for variation ones you feel more confident in this new way of making dosa.
Instant Oats Dosa
Instant Oats dosa is made with rolled oats and rice along with several flavours to make it delicious,colourful and even more healthy .Instant Oats Dosa is a great alternative to the traditional dosa recipe and can be served for morning breakfast
- 1 cup Rolled Oats (gluten free)
- ¼ cup rice (short grain preferred)
- ¼ cup water
- Half an onion
- 10-12 leaves of mint/coriander
- 2 green chilies or to taste
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- Salt to taste
- Ghee to cook
- Oil to brush the pan.
- Wash the rice to remove any dirt.
- Soak rice and rolled oats in water for 30 minutes.
- Discard water and blend the oats using the soaked rice, onion, mint, green chilies, garlic, cumin, salt, and water.
- Blend it smooth and keep aside.
- Warm a cast-iron skillet.
- Brush the pan with oil with the help of sliced raw potato.
- Once warm pour ⅓ cup of batter and spread it well.
- Cook on medium heat and use some ghee while cooking.
- Check for doneness and remove from heat.
- Serve warm along with coconut chutney.
- Blend the batter smooth to get thin dosas.
- Use mint or coriander as per choice.
- Use coconut oil in place of ghee to cook.
- Warm the skillet well before pouring the batter.
- Cook at medium heat.
- Do Not add too much water to the batter or the dosa may crack and may not be easy to cook.