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Vegetable Masala Oats Recipe
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Vegetable Masala Oats Recipe

Vegetable Masala Oats Recipe, a very healthy and fiber rich porridge with the richness of veggies and oats along with mild Indian spices. A perfect meal to start the day with!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Healthy Recipes
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian, Tamil Nadu
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 158kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • Heavy Bottomed Pan


  • 1 Cup Oats 1 Cup - 250ml. I have used Quick Oats (Quaker brand) for this recipe
  • 1 nos Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1 nos Tomato Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • ½ nos Green Capsicum Chopped
  • 1 nos Carrot Chopped
  • ¼ Cup Green Peas
  • a Pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Salt Adjust As Needed
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves

For Tempering

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Green Chili Slit
  • Few Curry Leaves


Tempering Process

  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add cumin seeds and allow it to sputter. Then, add slit green chili and curry leaves and give a good mix

Preparing Masala

  • Now, add chopped onions along with ginger-garlic paste and sauté the onions till translucent.
  • Next, add chopped tomatoes and give a mix. Add the chopped veggies and stir-fry for couple of minutes
  • Then, add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, garam masala and salt and give a good mix.
  • Add 1/2 Cup of water. Cover and cook till vegetables are soft and tender
  • Once the veggies are completely cooked, add the oats and stir the oats for a minute so that it gets nicely mixed with the masala and veggies
  • Add 2 Cups of water to cook the oats. Quick oats gets cooked within couple of minutes. Adjust the consistency of the porridge according to your needs.

Serving Time

  • Vegetable Masala Oats ready to serve! Garnish with Coriander leaves and serve hot!!



  1. Vegetables added are our choice. We can make simple onion,tomato masala oats without veggies.
  2. We can add potatoes, cauliflower too.
  3. Adjust the consistency of porridge by adding hot water before serving.
  4. Adjust the spices according to your needs.


Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g