Friday, September 21, 2012

Oats Balls /Oata Paniyaram

Its none other than oats paniyaram just renamed it


Ingredients
  • Oats - 1 cup
Soak
  • Toor dhal - 1/2 cup
  • Channa dhal - 1/4 cup
  • Moong dhal - 1 tablespoon
  • Urad dhal - 1 tablespoon
  • Dried red chillies - 6 nos
Others
  • Ginger - small piece
  • Jeera powder / seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt - as needed
  • Grated carrot / Cabbage - 2 tablespoons (optional)
  • Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Coriander leaves - little (finely chopped)
Method
  • Soak dhals and red chillies in water for 3- 4 hours


  • Drain water from soaked dhals and keep it aside.It can be used while grinding
Grinding
  • First powder oats in a mixer
  • Add ginger and run it once again.Take it out and keep it aside (if you are using jeera seeds add at this stage)
  • Put handful of soaked dhal(s) along with chillies.Sprinkle little water (drained from soaked dhals).Run the mixer once.
  • Add the remaining soaked dhal(s) and grind them into a coarse paste
  • Add the powdered oats, sprinkle little water and blend them well in the mixer
  • Take it out using spatula.Add more water if necessary.The batter should be of dropping consistency
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  • Leave the batter for 1/2 hour
Making Oats Balls
  • Add chopped onions, grated carrot, coriander leaves, salt and jeera powder.Mix well
  • Grease paniyaram molds/pan with oil.Pour batter on each and every mold using small ladle.Cook in a medium flame
  • Flip carefully to the other side and cook well
  • Ensure they are well cooked on both the sides
  • Take it out carefully.Switch off the stove
  • Now pour little oil in paniyaram pan (do not grease using hand because it will be hot)
  • After filling up with batter switch on the stove and cook the paniyaram in medium flame
Serve hot with Pudina chutney