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Oats-Spinach-Carrot Idlis (For Diabetics)

Oats, Spinach and Carrots are beneficial for diabetic person as they are lower in carbohydrates and have anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and blood-pressure-lowering properties as well as many other positive health effects.
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Potato     Tomato
Bhel        Curd
  Sprouted    Spinach
 Sweet     Rice
  Salad  Vrat
Oats-Spinach-Carrot Idlis

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2


1 cup oats

1/2 cup rava/semolina

1 cup curd/yogurt

1/2 cup finely chopped spinach

1/4 cup grated carrots

1 teaspoon grated ginger

3-4 finely chopped green chillies

1 teaspoon baking soda


Oil to grease



Roast dry oats and rava in a pan for 2-3 minutes. Let it cool.

Soak rava and oats in curd. Add water as per the need to make thick batter. Leave it for 10 minutes.

Add salt, ginger, green chillies, baking soda and mix it well. Add spinach and carrots and mix it well. Check the consistency of the batter, it should be dropping but thick. Add water if there is a need.

Grease idli stand with oil and pour batter. Steam cook for 10-12 minutes.

Serve it hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup.