Lentil Oats (Toor dal Oats) for healthy breakfast

Oats have got so much of health benefits, But taking plain oats as everyday meals is slightly boring, we need something spicy and tasty. So this recipe would fulfill your expectation for sure. Kick start your dayย with healthy and tasty breakfast ๐Ÿ™‚

Oats Sambar with Veggies
Oats Sambar with Veggies


  1. Oats – 1 cup
  2. Toor Dal – 1 cup
  3. Small Onions – 5 to 6
  4. Carrot – 1 finely chopped
  5. Capsicum (Green bell pepper) – 1/2 finely chopped
  6. Green Peas – few
  7. Red Chili – 2
  8. Garlic – 3 to 4 finely chopped
  9. Curry and Coriander leaves – few
  10. Salt – required level
  11. ย Sambar powder – 2 tbsps
  12. Cashew nuts – 4 to 5 pieces

Note: Veggies are optional, you can add other vegetables as well.


Get the ingredients ready, Veggies and spices.

Ingredients for Lentil Oats
Ingredients for Lentil Oats

Take 1 cup of toor dal in a pressure cooker, cook for 5 to 10 mins or leave it for 2 to 3 whistles. Once it is cooked, add oats also into that, cook for few mins.

Toor dal and Oats
Toor dal and Oats

Meanwhile, lets prepare the spices for Oats, Take a wide pan, add oil into that, once it is heated, add mustard and cumin seeds, after a min add garlic and onion, saute well for few mins. Add other vegetables also into that. Saute everything well.


Once the veggies are cooked and ready, add it to the oats and mix everything well. Add salt and sambar powder as well into that. Cook for few more minutes.


Once everything blends well. Transfer it to bowl. You can garnish with some cashew nuts and coriander leaves.

Oats Sambar with Veggies
Oats Sambar with Veggies

Yummy Sambar Oats is ready to serve.

Happy Cooking ๐Ÿ™‚

9 Comments Add yours

  1. I am going to try this out, Malini. Sounds delicious since I am a fan of sambar and to put in oats is brilliant.

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    1. Malini says:

      That sounds great ๐Ÿ‘ Hope you like it ๐Ÿ˜Š

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Thanks for the recipe!

        Liked by 1 person

      2. Malini says:

        My pleasure ๐Ÿ˜Š

        Liked by 1 person

  2. shreyovi says:

    My ma makes oats upma. Well oat Sambhar will be new recipe to be tried, seems to be one pot dish more like soup.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Malini says:

      Yea. It’s more like soup. I am glad you liked it ๐Ÿ˜Š


  3. kiranmag says:

    I loved it served hot

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Malini says:

      Yep. It tastes yum when it’s hot.. ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜


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