Steel cut oats upma

How to make Steel cut oats upma

Steel-cut oats upma is made up of ingredients such as steel-cut oats that add the goodness of fiber and nutrition to the regular suji up! Steel-cut oats upma is also for all those who do not like the sweet steel-cut oatmeal, this salted twist to your oats is absolutely perfect. Well, whole grains are so important for a healthy lifestyle & long-term life. Many benefits surround us such as it helps reduce cholesterol, cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.

Steel-cut oats are basically whole grains that are fully packed with lots of nutritional value. They are rich in nutrients such as proteins, fiber, and vitamins.


1 cup Steel Cut Oats

1 1/2 cups water

One cup of chopped vegetables of your choice (carrots, green bell pepper, broccoli, red onion, peas)

01- small piece of ginger

1/2 green chilly

Few curry leaves (optional)

1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds

Half teaspoon urad dal

Pinch of asafoetida powder (hing)

sesame oil (or other neutral oil)- 1/2 tbsp

Pinch of turmeric powder

Salt- to taste

Coriander leaves for garnish


Firstly, add water to a pressure cooker and heat it.

Then add steel-cut oats in it and pressure cook it, wait for 3-4 whistles. Well, allow the pressure to release from the cooker on its own.

Meanwhile, chop vegetables for the up while waiting for the oats to cook.

Then take a shallow pan, heat oil in it, and add spices such as mustard seeds, urad dal, and asafoetida powder to it. When the seeds start sputtering, add green chilly, curry leaf, and vegetables to it.

Furthermore, add salt and turmeric powder to the pan and cook covered till veggies are tender

Once veggies are soft in texture add the cooked oats from the cooker to the pan

In addition, turn off the heat and toss it so that everything gets combined. Once again turn on the flame, heat the mixture for a few mins, and then turn off the flame.

Now garnish with coriander leaves

Finally, serve hot & enjoy!

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