Oats Idli

           Very healthy recipe; Lessens the spike of insulin level when consumed. Hope you will enjoy.
Steel Cut Oats (or Irish Oats)    1  cup
Semolina            1 cup
Baking Powder   1 and half tsp
Yogurt              as required
Salt        to taste

Prepare Oats
Blend the oats into coarse powder and use 1 cup for idli preparation. remaining you can store it in a box and use them for other recipes.

Take few tsps of oil in a pan and put Basic popu.
Now add semolina and roast it till golden brown. Add Oats powder to the semolina mixture and let it heat up.
Let the entire mixture cool down and add Yogurt/Buttermilk until the consistency to make as idli. Add baking powder, salt to the mixture. The batter looks almost exactly like the batter for Vermicelli Idli.
Now, place the batter in the idli plates and cook them on steam for just 12 mins.
Take out idlis from plates, and serve them hot with  peanut chutney  or any other chutney of your choice.

Healthy Spread

Instead of the regular jams and the peanut butter on the bread everyday, you can try this; Taste bhi, health bhi :). Even good for kids.
Ingredients :

Walnuts              1/2 cup
Pecans               1/2 cup
Almonds            1/4 cup
Peanuts              1/2 cup
Macademias       1/4 cup
Milk                   1/2 cup
Honey                1/4 cup
Unsalted Butter  couple of tsps

Procedure :

--> Clean all the above nuts gently.
--> Let them dry on a paper towel for a while.
--> Take a saute pan, pour small amount of oil just to saute nuts.
--> Saute nuts taking one variety at a time. Pecans are gentle, donot let them burn.
--> Once done with saute, let them cool for some time.
--> Now, blend all the roasted nuts,milk,and honey in a regular blender.
--> Blend until it is finely done.
--> Store it in a tight container and keep refrigerated.
--> Ready to use it on your regular bread.
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