1 cup oats, quick cooking oats or rolled oats.
½ cup fine sooji (rava )
½ cup fresh or sour curd (dahi or yogurt)
1 cup water or add as required.
1 teaspoon eno
1 small to medium carrot grated– optional
1 tsp. Coriender
½ cup rava roast on low flame until it turns aromatic.
add powdered oats and mix well.
transfer the mixture and allow to cool completely.
add in ½ cup curd and ½ cup water.
mix well making sure there are no lumps.
further add 2 tbsp coriander, Crushed carrot ¾ tsp salt and ½ cup water.
mix well making sure to form an idli batter consistency.
rest for 20 minutes or until the rava absorbs water.
just before steaming add a ½ tsp eno (fruit salt) and mix well.
steam the oats idli for 15 minutes on medium flame.
finally, serve instant oats idli with coconut chutney