Rolled Oats, which are commonly referred to as just "oats" are crushed grains of oat that have been rolled into flakes. The flakes are steam treated in order to soften them and make it easier for the body to digest the grains.Oats are a common breakfast dish and are an excellent source of iron, dietary fiber and thiamin. They also contain antioxidants that are believed to protect the circulatory system from diseases such as arteriosclerosis, which affects the arterial blood vessel.One hundred grams of dry, rolled oats contain about 380 calories, 67 grams of carbohydrates, 16 grams of protein and 6 grams of fat... they r nearly equivalent in quality to soya protein..very good for breakfast..i tried out as idli n dosais, authentic dishes of TamilNadu with oats..really its came out well..
1cup Parboiled rice
3/4cup Urad dal
1cup Rolled oats
1tsp Fenugreek seed
2nos Green chillies
Soak Urad dal with fenugreek seeds n rice separately for atleast 5 hours r overnite...grind the urad dal with finely chopped ginger n finely chopped green chillies until they turns soft..while grinding the urad dal, soak the rolled oats with 1 cup of water n keep aside, once the urad dal r well grinded, take off from the grinder in a large bowl, now add the soaked parboiled rice to the grinder n grind them coarsely..before taking them out add the soaked oats n grind them coarsely too, take off from the grinder n mix them with already grinded urad dal..add salt as per taste n keep aside for fermentation..u may see the batter would have rised n doubled their inital quantity..
Take the Idli plates, heat the pressure cooker r idli cooker, grease the idli plates n fill with the oats idly batter n cook them for about 10 minutes..take out the plates n remove the idlis with spoon carefully n serve them hot with any spicy sides...
Hot Oats Idlis are ready to serve!!!!!!!!!Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!