The idea of consuming oats as a means to shed extra pounds was previously novel. But of days, oats are a staple for most people who are watching their weight or making an effort to eat healthy.
What good does it do? Oats' soluble fiber beta-glucan reduces hunger by increasing levels of the hormone cholecystokinin. In addition to aiding digestion, soluble fibers speed up the process of breaking down food.
In addition to being a great source of protein, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, oats also help the body avoid accumulating fat. If you're looking for a way to reduce weight without sacrificing flavor, consider these creative and simple oat dishes.
Soak 1/4 cup oats in water for a few minutes. Add apple slices and 2 tsp cinnamon powder to 1 cup milk in a pan. Toast 1 tbsp flax and sesame seeds in another pan for 1 minute. Then combine them with milk. Add oats and simmer until the apple is almost done. Remove pan from heat and serve porridge at desired consistency. Add 1 tbsp honey for sweetness.
Pressure Cook 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and 1/2 tsp cumin seeds till crackling. Heat 1 small finely chopped onion till transparent. Add 3/4 tsp coarsely sliced ginger and 1/2 tsp green chilies. Cook another 5 seconds. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric, 1/4 tbsp red chilli, and 1 medium-chopped tomato. Cook until tender. Stir in 1 small diced carrot, 45 grams green peas, 1/3 cup fast-cooking oats, and 1/3 cup cleaned moong. Sauté briefly. Add water and salt to taste. Pressure cook 8 minutes. Add chopped coriander and serve hot.
Roast 2 cups dry oats on a tawa till slightly brown, then mix. Put 1/2 tbsp oil, mustard seeds, urad dal, and chana dal in a pan. After a few minutes, add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander, 1 cup shredded carrots, and 2 tsp green chilies. Simmer for a minute with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and salt to taste. Dal and vegetable spice in oats powder. Use 1/2 liter curd and correct mixing for idli batter. Pour batter into buttered idli steamer plates and steam for 15 minutes. Served fresh with chutney.
Mix 1 cup whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup fast cooking rolled oats, 1/4 cup finely chopped onions, 1/2 tsp green chilies, 2 tbsp coriander, salt to taste, and 1 tsp peanut oil to create oats tortilla. Prepare a soft dough with a little water. Give it a lid and wait 20 minutes. Roll a tiny piece of dough into a roti. Use ½ tsp peanut oil to cook both sides on a non-stick pan. Serve heated with sabzi or lentils.
Put 1/2 cup rolled cut oats and 1 teaspoon chia seeds in the Mason jar. Add 1 tablespoon peanut butter and 1 teaspoon maple syrup to 1/2 cup milk. Mix ingredients thoroughly. The oats should be well immersed in milk. Refrigerate overnight with the lid sealed. Top with nuts and fresh fruit in the morning.