Cooking With Whole Foods - Oats Roundup

First of all, am very sorry for posting this CWF roundup very much late..Since this event went for two months, i got numerous contributions from our blogger buddies and a non blogger buddy, i have to say a big thanks for all ur contributions..Now u can make breakfast to lunch and dinner to snacks also loads of bakes with healthy oats as & main ingredient, yep our blogger buddies have loads of creativity and they came up with beautiful dishes using Oats, i can surely say that u have no excuses from now to say that u doesnt know wat to cook up with oats, am damn sure that this roundup will be definitely helpful to many of us for adding oats in our daily menu..I have to a big thanks to Kiran for giving me this wonderful opportunity to host this beautiful event..

Vegetarian Dishes:

1-4) Oats Pidi Kozhukattai,Oats Upma,Dahi Oats Vadai & Cocoa Idli from Ayeesha of Taste Of Pearl City..

5)Oats Uththappam from Jaleela of Samaiyal Attakasam..

6)Beets & Oats Kootu from Hema of Salt To Taste..

7-11)Oats Sweet Pongal,Oats Thattai,Oats Orange Kesari,Pumpkin Oats Kheer&Oats Pongal from Nandini of Nandini's Food Page..

12)Idli With Oats from Anupama of My Kitchen Skills..

13-14)Oats & Sweet Potato Rotti & Oats Corn Dosa from Kurinji of Kurinji Kathambam..

15-22)Oats & Beetroot Green Pakora,Dibba Roti With Oats,Oats & Dates Paniyaram,Oats Upma,Oats Laddu,Oats Sweet Mixture,Veggy Oats Porridge & Baked Green Peas Palak Cutlet from Gayathri Kumar of Gayathri's Cook Spot..

23)Spice Whole Wheat Oats Pancakes from Jyoti of The Veggie Hut..

24)Oats Sago Adai from PJ of Seduce You Tastebuds..

25-26)Oats-Bread Uthappam & Oats Pongal from Harini-Jaya of Tamalapaku..

27-28)Pratha & Banana Oatmeal Delight from Santosh Bangar of Santosh's Kitchen..

29) Oats Upma from Swetha of Our Cherished World..

30)Beetroot Oats Burger from Reva of Kaarasaaram..

31)Oats & Red Quinoa Dosa from Padma of Padma's Recipes..

30-34)Oats Idlis, Oats Laddoo&Boiled & Broiled Burgers With Beets,Oats & Acorn Squash from Priya Mahadevan of Now Serving..

35) Oats Cornmeal Coconut Squares from Priya Srinivasan of EnVeetu Kitchen..

36-37)Oats Soup & Oats Potato Cutlet from Dr Sameena of My Culinary Creations..

38)Mixed Vegetable & Oats Balls from Padma Rekha of Plantain Leaf..

39)Oats & Peanut Masala from Nivedita of Nivedita's Kitchen..

40)Franky or Wraps from Archana of Mad Scientist's Kitchen..

41)Celery Cilantro Oats Idli from Denny of Oh Taste N See..

42)Instant Oats Idli from Raks of Rak's Kitchen..

43)Oats Cabbage Onion Pakoda from Saraswathi Iyer of Sara's Corner..

44)Oats Semolina Idli from Sharada of Cooking Kriya..

45)Oats & Brown Rice Flakes Porridge from Ramya of Hot From My Oven..

46-50)Oats Vadai,Oats Sundal,Oats Dokhla,Oats Tofu Veg Omelette & Oats Dosai from Geetha Achal of Geetha Achal's Recipes..

51)Oats Rawa Dosai from Akila of Learning To Cook..

52)Tomato Oat Soup from Nashira of Plateful..

53)Oats Poha Set Dosa from Satya of My Innovative Kitchen..

54-55)Oats Rotti&Oats Coconut Laddu from Suma Gandlur of Veggie Platter..

56)Green Pepper Rice with Oats,Quinoa & Linseed Powder from Jayasri of Samayalarai-CookingisDivine..

57)Oats Horsegram Kuzhipaniyaram from Jaleela of Cookbook Jaleela..

58)Oats & Muliflour Instant Dosa from Vidya of Vegatarian Recipes from India & Around the World..

59)Oats & Nuts Brittle from Anita Patel of Eat N Stay Fit..

60-68)Sweet Potato & Oats Paratha,Pasta & Mixed Veggies Oats Pakoda,MW Poha & Oats Laddoo,Oats Thattai,Oats Crusted Banana Blossom Cutlets,Celery Oats Soup,Mixed Veggies & Oats Thoran,Instant Oats Cornmeal idli & Baked Oats Crusted Poha Cutlets from Me..

Non blogger Krithika send us her five beautiful recipes with oats..

Oats Badam Cake:

One measure Oats Flour

One measure Milk

One measure Almond meal or powder

One measure ghee

Two measure Sugar

I used a standard 1/2 cup measure for the above recipe.  For the one measure of Almond powder, I used half almonds and half finely shredded coconut.  Combine all the ingredients in a pan and make sure there are no lumps in the mixture.  Start cooking at medium high heat.  Keep stirring the mixture to ensure that it does not get burnt at the bottom.  The mixture is ready once it all comes together leaving the sides of the pan.  Have a greased plate ready to pour the mixture.  For the quantity I tried it took about 12-15 mts.  Once it is ready, quickly transfer the dough to the greased plate.  Let it cool slightly before you cut into desired shape.

Oats Payasam:

One measure of Oats Flour

One measure of Almond powder

Sugar according to taste

Cardamom Powder

Roasted cashews and raisins for garnish

Cook the oats and almond flour together in the cooker with water and milk combined in the ratio desired.  The total liquid to powder ratio can be 3:1.  Once cooked and while it is still hot remove any lumps if any.  Bring it the stove top and add the required amount of sugar and let it come to a boil at medium heat remembering to stir the mixture.  Add some well boiled milk or evaporated milk and let it again come to a boil.  Turn off the stove and add cardamom and the roasted cashew and raising for garnish.

Oats Paniyaram:

 Quick Oats - 1/4 cup(ground to a coarse consistency)

Rice Flour and Fine Sooji combined - 1/4 cup

Baking Powder - 1/2 tsp

Baking Soda - 1/4 tsp

Salt - little less than 1/2 tsp

Finely chopped onion - 1/3 cup

Green chillies - 1 to 2 finely chopped

Ginger - finely chopped small piece

Coriander leaves chopped - 1 tbsp

Mix all the dry ingredients thoroughly.  Add the onions, green chillies, ginger and coriander leaves.  Give a good stir.  Add about 1/3 cup of water and mix it well.  Leave this mixture aside for 30 mts.  Have the kuzhi paniyaram pan ready with about a tsp of oil in each hole.  Drop a spoonful batter into each hole after the oil is heated up.  Once it is cooked on one side, turn them over and add more oil if needed.  They can be served with coconut or green chutney.

Oats & Sprouts Patties:

Medium size potato about 200 gms boiled, peeled and mashed

50 gms each of carrot and beans processed to a coarse consistency.  Microwave this with a pinch of salt for 2minutes.

Quarter cup of coarsely ground oats powder

Half cup of green moong sprouts processed to a coarse consistency without adding water

Salt to taste

Garlic 2to3  cloves

Green chillies 2 medium size grated

1 tsp of ajwain seeds

Chopped coriander leaves

Combine all the ingredients to make a smooth dough.  Shape them into balls and flatten it out into round patties. Heat up the pan with two tsp of oil and place as many patties that would fit.  Once cooked on one side, flip them over and continue cooking with little more oil.  If you are baking the patties, add about 2-3 tsps of oil while combining all the ingredients.  Brush both sides of the patties with oil and arrange them on a foil lined baking sheet.  Bake them for 8-10 mts each side at 400 degrees.  Spice and salt can be adjusted to ones individual taste.PS: The patties can be shaped as big as your palm and prepared in the above manner.  This can be used as a patty for a burger sandwich with Lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers.

Oats Paratha with Bajra & ajwain:

1/3 cup Oats Flour

2/3 cup Wheat Flour

pinch of salt

1tsp of ajwain seed

1 to 2tsp oil

Combine all the above ingredients and knead well with needed water to make a smooth dough.  Leave it aside for an hour before you roll them out into parathas.  This would make about 5-6 parathas.  Cook both sides on a hot tawa with about a spoon of oil for each paratha.  I had my wheat flour mixed with bajra flour in the ratio of 5:1.  That is the one I used to make the above recipe.

Bakes with Oats:

1)Eggless Whole Multi Grain Thumbprint Cookies from Sadhana of Sensible Veg..

2)100% Whole Wheat Bread With Oatmeal & Raisins from Swathi of Zesty South Indian Kitchen..

3)Oats Cookies With Raisin Toppings from Savitha Ramesh of Savitha's Kitchen..

4)Banana Oat Bran Muffins from Nandini of Nandini's Food Page..

5)Oats Raisin Hazelnut Cookies from Reva of Kaarasaaram..

6)Melting Moments from Pavani of FoodLovers..

7)Squash Muffins from Ayeesha of Taste of Pearl City..

8-9)Date Oat Squares & Oats & Dry Fruits Cookies from Akheela of Torviewtoronto..

10-12)Oats and Wheat Bread,Oats Cookies Cheese Cake & Oats Cookies from Gayathri Kumar of Gayathri's Cook Spot..

13)Eggless Oatmeal Raisin Cookies from Krithi of Krithi's Kitchen..

14-15)Chewy Oats,Dates,Figs & Orange Crumb Bars & Apple Tart from Raji of My Diary Good Food..

16)Cherry,Cashewnut & Oatmeal Brownies from Roshan of Roshan's Cucina..

17)Oatmeal Raisin Muffins from Cham pf Spice-Club..

18)Homemade Granola With Oats,Flax & Quinoa from Denny of Oh Taste N See..

19)Wholewheat Blueberry and Oats Eggless Muffin from Aipi of US Masala..

20-21)Butternut Squash and Oats Muffin & Poha and Oats Muffin from Tahemeem of Not So Gourmet..

22-23)Eggless Oats Chocochip Cookies & Eggless Oats Coconut Cookies from Akila of Learning To Cook..

24)Spicy Oat and Millet Savoury Cookies from Vanessa of Sweet Artichoke..

25-26)Raisin,Apple & Oats Muffins & Scottish Oat Cakes from Curryleaf of Tasty Curry Leaf..

27)Oats & Flax Seed Granola Bars from Rupali Nishant of Cooking with Devotion..

28)Honey Lavender Oat Squares from Honeybee of Honeybee Cooks Jackfruit..

29-32)Sugarfree & Eggless Banana Oats Bread,Eggless Pear & Oats Upside Down Cake, Oats & Cinnamon Palmiers & Eggless Raisins & Chocolate Breakfast Scones from Me..

Non Veg Dishes: 

1)Crispy Chicken Oats Balls from Pavani of FoodLovers..

2)Baked Oats Crusted Chicken Fingers from Me..

Wow, its a long roundup...Hope u guys will enjoy going through this wonderful roundup and dont forget to try and taste dishes with oats..

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