8. Recipe of the Month

Spicy Oats Balls

    Oats - 1 cup
    Water - 1/2 cup
    Salt - to taste
    Grated Coconut - 2-3 tblsp

    For Seasoning
    Oil - 1 tblsp
    Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
    Urad Dal - 2 tsp
    Onion - 1/2 (minced)
    Green Chillies - 1
    Curry Leaves - 1 spring (chopped)

    1. Sprinkle some warm water and salt on the oats. Mix it and let it soak for 5 minutes.
    2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds.
    3. Fry the urad dal till golden brown. Next add the chopped onions, green chillies and curry leaves and saute.
    4. Add the soaked oats to this. Add some grated coconut and mix everything together.
    5. Add more salt and sprinkle some more water if required. Cook it for just couple of minutes and switch off. 
    (The mixture should be sticky and moist enough to be able to form balls but not soggy.)
    6. Make lemon sized balls out of this.
    7. Steam it in a steamer or using idli plates for about 7 minutes. Serve hot with some coconut chutney or any other chutney varieties..

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