Instant Oats Dosa - Breakfast Recipe

By Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen - Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Kuttu is into some Fancy Dress Science Competition. Yes, you read it right, q fancy dress and also a Science Competition. He has to dress up like a scientist and explain a model made by him. Though he is the one, who is going to participate, it is like the whole house is into the competition. Starting from the research, model,speech, costume everything the parent has to do and the school just, checks what i have done and tell corrections. The past 2 weeks i m running like a headless chicken with this project. Yesterday was the rehearsal, and our bad luck one of the models didn't work properly during the rehearsal. Kuttu got a bit nervous, but then he managed well. All this information was given by kuttu and not by the concerned convenor, so i had to mail again, check what happened and today i m going to his school to check the model. I don't even want to imagine how bala will behave in school, while i m looking at the model!!! 
Amidst, all this madness, kuttu wanted dosa for dinner yesterday. Adding to my good luck, no dosa batter was available and he is very particular about a white dosa and not a green one(pesarattu). I immediately whipped this Oats Dosa. This is yet another instant dosa recipe, which comes handy on such crazy days. The seasoning's give a nice taste and aroma to the dosa. Kuttu enjoyed it with his favorite dal and we had it with Coconut chutney.
1 Cup Quick Cooking Oats
1/2 Cup Rice Flour
1/2 Cup Wheat Flour
3/4 Cup Buttermilk
2 cups of Water
Salt to taste
Gingely oil for making the dosa.

2 Green chilies
1 Large Onion
1/2 Cup grated carrot (optional, i didn't add)
1/ 2 tsp cumin seeds/jeera
1/4 tsp of coarsely crushed Peppercorns

  • Take Oats, Rice Flour and Wheat Flour in a Wide Bowl. Whisk well to combing. Add the seasoning. Mix well.
  • Add the butter milk, and 1 cup of water first. Whisk well to make a thick batter. After mixing well, add another cup of water to get the desired consistency. The batter should be of pouring consistency.
  • Heat a tava, pour a laddle of batter in the middle and spread a little. Do not make it very thin. Dot the edges with gingely oil. Cook for a minute, Flip and cook the other side too for a minute.
  • Remove from the tava to a serving plate. Serve Hot with sambhar and chutney of your choice. 
  • Tastes best, when served hot. I served it with Coconut Chutney and Veggie Dal.

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  1. Fibre rich and nutritious dosa, love to start my day with this instant oats dosa.

  2. Nice texture ..Looks good .Do visit mine when time permits

  3. All the best for kuttu i am sure he is going to rock ! on and off i do this when i am seriously lazy

  4. this recipe looks easy n very healthy.. thanks for sharing the recipe of one such instant dosa to be prepared on weekdays.. :)

  5. wow very very delicious and quick to make oats dosa :)

  6. easy and fresh start for the day in a healthy way

  7. Healthy and delicious breakfast. All the best to Kuttu....

  8. Most of the times I feel that we the ones who do the kids project actually!! Hope he did well in the competition :)
    And this is my fav dosa too :).

  9. Love this instant dosa. Addition of oats makes it a bit nutritious...

  10. I actually feel that the projects are given for us and not them! With the way things run when it's the kids project it almost feels like some higher studies..All the best for Kuttu, I can't even imagine how I might react if I am asked to do all that!..the bare minimum that my boys take now, has my head spinning..the instant quick dosa looks and sounds so delicious..

  11. That is one healthy & delicious oats dosas.
    I think School projects are generally for parents and not so much for kids, at least when they are young. Did the model work for his competition?

  12. I make oats dosa but this is a different variation..shall try it out as well.

  13. Very healthy and quick dosa recipe . Bookmarked...

  14. Very healthy and a quick dosa. Looks very inviting

  15. i did it with safola masala oats.. So i didnt hv to add green chillies n pepper.. Son loved it... Thank you..:)

    1. Thanks for the feedback Smitha!!! Happy that your son loved it!


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