When it comes to foods that are ideal for healthcare, Oats are one of the top grains to choose from. Different variants of ‘instant oats’ have begun to crop up in the market to inspire more and more people to consume these healthy grains. But what exactly are oats?
These are gluten-free whole grains, making them extremely beneficial to eat. Oats can be mixed with a variety of freshly cut fruits, milk, and even vegetables to create a wholesome meal that makes this grain appropriate for any time of the day – breakfast, lunch, or dinner 🙂
The best part about oats is that they can be customized as per your health needs. They can be used in any cuisine to create a simple and wholesome meal. I used oats flour in my baking, in curries, in pancakes, and in making my favorite aloo tikki as well ( as a binding agent).
Recipes with Oats : Malpua with oats flour, Aloo Ki Tikki (Potato cutlets), Broccoli Carrot Oats Cutlets, Oats Chocolate Brownies, Lasooni palak curry, Nutty Oats Wheat Flour Chocolate Cake, Smoothie with oats, Oats moong dal tikki, Sprouts Oats Cutlets, Cinnamon Apple Walnuts Oatmeal, Non fried bread pakora, Zucchini Fries, No Sugar Cake, Dates Prunes Banana Cake.
Roti is the simplest bread that is made every day in Indian households. It is made with only 2 ingredients- atta (the wheat flour) and water. Earlier I shared 100% roti recipe made with oats flour. For that, I replace whole wheat flour with oats flour which makes roti even more healthy.
This time I added spinach and made delicious green roti. These Spinach flatbreads or rotis are a perfect start to any morning. You can have this healthy flatbread in breakfast with chutney, or lunch with dal or in dinner with sabzi.
Tuesday Tip | 100% Oats Roti | Healthy Oatmeal Flatbread | Oats Chapati Recipe
If you are bored of eating bland oats porridge give this oats chapati or roti a try. It tastes just like our regular chapati. The roti may look hard while cooking but it softens after some time (keep prepared roti in a hot case). The addition of spinach makes this roti is a very healthy, nutritious dish and one of the best ways of eating the greens.
Oats Flour – 1 cup
Spinach – 200 gms or 1 bunch
Water – 1 cup
Oil – 1/2 tsp
Sesame seeds – 1/4 cup
A pinch of salt
- Remove stems from the spinach and wash thoroughly in running water. Blanch in salted boiling water for two minutes. Now transfer boiled spinach into ice-cold water to retain the green color. Squeeze out excess water and grind it into a smooth puree (1 cup of water). Spinach puree is ready.
- Now heat Spinach puree in a pan with oil and salt. Once the water starts boiling switch off the flame. Combine the oat flour and water. Mix thoroughly with a spoon. Transfer dough in a bowl. Let it rest for 15 minutes (covered).
- After 15 minutes knead the dough for 2- 3 minutes. Heat the nonstick pan/skillet on medium-high flame.
- Make a small lemon size ball and dust some oats flour over a rolling board.
- Place the oats dough and roll out to a thin roti as possible. Sprinkle few sesame seeds and roll out again.
- Now place a lid over the rolled roti to make a perfect shape and remove the extra dough ( I used pressure cooker stand).
- This is because oats are gluten-free and it is difficult to get a perfect shape.
- Place the roti on a hot pan, cook both sides till done. Serve super healthy roti with your favorite sabzi.