- 1/4 cup moong dal or yellow split mung beans
- 1/2 cup oats
- 1/2-3/4 cup mix vegetables – chopped
- 2 tbsp onion
- 1 small tomato deseeded
- 1 3/4 - 2 cups water
Tempering for oats khichdi
- 1 tbsp ghee/oil
- 1/2 tsp cumin/jeera
- 1/2 tsp ginger grated – crushed
- 1 green chili slit
- salt as needed
- 1/8 tsp turmeric
- pinch of asafetida
There are many reasons for eating oats khichdi; it is high in energy, easy to make, tasty, and requires only a few simple ingredients. Khichdi is considered to be great baby food due to its porridge type nature; the oats just improve this aspect, making it more akin to oatmeal. Khichdi is already an extremely easy to prepare dish, but with this cooking method it’s even easier. Thanks to this you will be able to make this wonderful khichdi for breakfast without having to waste any time in the morning.
Khichdi is basically a type of Indian porridge made from a combination of lentils and rice. Like most porridges it has a lot of health benefits. Eating khichdi can help your body drastically decrease blood sugar levels. One study suggests that the lentils in khichdi can decrease your body’s blood glucose levels by more than 20%. This can also help improve how your body handles carbohydrates which ultimately will benefit diabetics. The lentils in khichdi are also great for boosting heart health.
How to make Oats Khichdi Recipe
Make oats khichdi
The first oat bread factory was made in England in 1899.