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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Oats Kozhukattai - Oats Pidi Kozhukattai | Oats Recipes

Oats Kozhukattai Recipe
I always look forward to make Oats Recipes and this oats kozhukattai is a new addi(c)tion to our menu.One fine morning , when I wanted to make something with oats this oats kozhukattai came to rescue.I made it just the way we make aval kozhukattai with very minor changes and it turned out above my expectation and I am sure am going to make this often.We enjoyed it with coconut chutney.....yum combo !
Oats Pidi Kozhukattai Recipe

Oats Kozhukattai Recipe- Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 20 mins | Makes : 10-12 kozhukattais
Recipe Category: Snack | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Oats - 1 and 1/4 cups
Water - 1 cup
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 1 tsp + 1 tsp for greasing
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few torn into pieces
Red Chillies - 2 broken


  1. Dry roast oats for 3mins till nice aroma comes, Set aside. Heat oil in a pan - add the items under 'to temper', let it splutter.Then add water and allow it to boil.Add required salt.Oats Kozhukattai Recipe - Step1
  2. When water is boiling, add roasted oats and keep stirring until oats is cooked and a sticky mixture comes together. Switch off and allow it to cool for 3mins. Once it is hand bearable hot grease your hands with oil and start making kozhukattai shapes or even as simply balls.Oats Kozhukattai Recipe - Step2
  3. Continue doing it till the entire mixture gets over. If its too dry then sprinkle little water to hold them together.Grease idli plates with little oil and carefully transfer the kozhukattais to the plate and steam it for 5-7mins. Oats Kozhukattai Recipe - Step3
Serve hot with coconut chutney or any chutney of your choice!
Oats Kozhukattai Recipe

My Notes

  • Adjust water according to the consistency, the consistency should be sticky not brittle. If its too dry then it will not hold shape.Also water quantity should be little lesser than oats, this way you get the right consistency without making it mushy.
  • Once done the kozhukattais will look shiny, this way you can identify when it gets done.
  • You can even powder oats to a coarse mixture and make kozhukattais.
  • Add coconut and onion for extra crunch.You can even add any vegetables of your choice.
Oats Pidi Kozhukattai Recipe

Written by: SHARMILEE J


  1. Seems to be very easy, will try and let U know Sharmi :)

  2. A very healthy oats option.Am going to try this one for sure.

  3. wow that looks so simple and so elegant... should try sometime...

  4. I tried this once for dinner, and i liked it very much.I love your kozhukatais and nice presentation

  5. Yummy n healthy kozhukkattai

  6. yummy and cute kozhukattai and healthy too

  7. My favorite food any kozhukattais I love it

  8. healthy snack! Like the color of it, and nice bg sharmi1

  9. was waiting for this recipe, sounds simple n delicious...will try this for sure...inviting pics!

  10. Healthy breakfast dish..love it..nice presentation

  11. Loved the savory version with oats.

  12. Hi sharmi

    Had been wondering wat to make out of oats other than the usual porridge. My husband is bored of it now and me too. If by chance I happen to utter the word porridge, my husbands fury translates to death sentence.

    This sure is the next thing with oats.
    Thank you so much sharmi :)


  13. Seems it came out super good. I once tried but not satisfied with the outcome. time to try again.

  14. beautiful and healthy idea...very nice.....will definitely try this one ...
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  15. wow such an healthy recipe.... tasty and easy too

  16. interesting...different recipe..going to try it soon. i love to see your site.the method with beautiful images are very easy to understand.thank you so much....

  17. Lovely click and a must try recipe

  18. nice recipe...u forgot to mention salt in t "method"

  19. I have done this for my daughter's birthday party, soooooo yummy everyone liked it. Thank u for the healthy receipe.

  20. I have done this for my daughter's birthday party, soooooo yummy, everyone liked it. Thank you for the healthy receipe.


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