Old fashioned oats / rolled oats are ground into fine powder for this recipe. The ground rolled oats are mixed with wheat flour and other spices and herb into a soft dough. Dough is rolled out into parata and cooked on low flame till the paratha is done. Serve oats paratha with any raita of your choice.
Makes: around 6 Oats Parata.
Wheat Flour 1 Cup
Oats Powder 1 Cup
Sesame Seeds 2 Tbsps
Green Chiles 2 – 3
Cilantro few Sprigs
Salt to Taste
Oil as Required
Method of preparation:
Grind oats into fine powder using a grinder.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop the green chiles.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro leaves.
In a mixing bowl, mix together wheat flour, oats powder, sesame seeds, green chiles, cilantro and salt.
Knead oats mixture soft dough using enough fresh water.
Keep the dough covered with wet kitchen towel for at least few hours.
Divide the dough into 6 portions.
Take each portion of oats dough, press it a little to form a small disk.
Carefully knead each dough ball into around 8 inch diameter disc with help of a rolling pin.
Repeat the same with remaining oats dough portions.
Heat a flat griddle on medium heat, brush half a tsp of oil all over the griddle.
Place the oats paratha on hot griddle and let it turn light golden brown with dark spots.
Add few drops of oil on uncooked side and turn it over to let it cook covered for few seconds.
When both sides are cooked properly, remove oats paratha onto a plate.
Repeat the same with remaining rolled out oats parathas.
Serve hot oats paratha with any raita of your choice.
Notes: Adjust the thickness of the paratha according to your preference.
Suggestions: If the oats paratha is not cooked properly, put it back on low heat and cook covered till its done. Also, grind the green chiles into paste instead of chopping them before adding to the oats mixture.
Variations: Check other parata recipes here.
Other Names: Oats Parata.