Dumplings are always healthy. They are perfect for a tea time snack or a breakfast. Oats are rich in fiber. So it is good for diabetic patients. It is also helps to reduce cholesterol. This oats kozhukkatta I have made as a tea time snack and served along with chutney. You can have it without any side dish too. I have already tried some diabetic friendly oats recipes like Instant Oats Idli,Oats Kheer,Oats kozhukkattai,Oats uthappam,Spicy oats porridge,Oats Unniyappam,Ragi oats porridge,Apple oats porridge and oats dal fritters. Hope you all will like this recipes.
Spicy oats dumplings with crunchiness of coconut and onion.Replace your fast foods with steamed healthy snacks.
Health Benefits of Oats
Oatmeal is a cholesterol-free food that is low in total fat and saturated fat. Additionally, clinical studies prove that as part of a healthy diet,oatmeal can help lower the “bad” LDL cholesterol levels in your blood.
- Oat-soluble fiber helps to remove the cholesterol from your body.
- Eating 3 grams of oat soluble fiber daily,in a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce your risk of heart disease.
- Oatmeal, along with a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and low fat dairy, may help you maintain your blood pressure in healthy ranges.
- 1 cup of oats
- 1/4 cup of chopped onion
- 1 TS of chopped green chillies
- 1/4 cup of grated coconut
- 1 S of chopped coriander
- salt as required
- 3/4 cup of water
- 1 S of Oil
- 1/4 S of mustard seeds
- 1/4 S of cumin seeds
- S of chopped ginger
Heat a kadai with oil and temper with the items given under ‘Seasoning’ section.
Add chopped onion.Fry well.
Add oats and fry till raw smell goes off.
Add grated coconut.Mix well.
Add water(for 1 cup of oats,i took 3/4 cup of water) and mix well
After a minute, the oats get cooked and becomes sticky.Turn off the flame.
Cool down the mixture and grease your hands. Make equal sized balls and make pidi kozhukatta.
Steam cook for 4-5 minutes. Serve hot with chutney.