Oats Soup

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There are days when you run around with a million things to do with no time for a coffee or a meal and then there are days when things miraculously work out and you finish hours worth of work in minutes and actually have time to sit back and relax. When you chance upon such a day, I suggest you make this ridiculously easy oats soup and put up your feet with a book or watch the birds go by.

This is, again, like some of the other soups in this series, adding a pinch of this and a dash of that and transforming a simple daily affair to food for the soul. To be honest, I am not a fan of oatmeal and eat oats only when I bake something with it. But this soup is definitely becoming a staple at my home. Do try especially if you like the flavour of garlic –

Serves 2 (or just a greedy me)

Recipe adapted from here

WHAT WE NEED

Olive oil                         2 tsp

Garlic cloves                2-3

Ginger                            1″

Onion, small                1

Carrot, small                1

Quick cooking oats     1/3 cup

Water                              1 cup

Milk                                 1 cup

Salt & Pepper

Coriander leaves          for garnish

 

WHAT TO DO

  • Heat the oil. Chop the ginger and garlic finely and add to the oil
  • Once the garlic starts browning, finely chop and add the onions
  • After the onions turn translucent, add finely chopped carrot
  • Stir for 1-2 minutes on simmer and add oats
  • Fry for 2-3 minutes and then add water
  • Cover and cook for a minute
  • The oats should be cooked. If needed add 1/4 cup water
  • Add milk, salt and pepper and mix well
  • Turn off the heat after 1 minute
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot
  • If it is kept for longer time, the soup tends to thicken. Add water or milk to dilute it to soup consistency
  • Enjoy!

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This post is for the September Mega Marathon under the theme – Soups.

 

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13 Comments Add yours

  1. Soup with oats! Very innovative recipe and it looks so creamy and super inviting..

  2. Priya Suresh says:

    Am in love with this absolutely nutritious and fibre rich oats. Delicious soup definitely.

  3. That is my kind of a soup. I would take the garlic off and slurp it up!

  4. srividhya says:

    interesting.. never tried oats in soup.. this is a great idea. love it

  5. Kalyani says:

    m not a fan of sweet oats at all or even in muesli, unless its savoury ! this looks like a winner (and gives me an opportunity to finish that bag of oats thats begging to be used up :p)

  6. usha says:

    I never use to like oats but past few years, it is my breakfast almost every other day. I do like it in bakes though. This is a flavorful soup

  7. Suma Gandlur says:

    Some how I have come to love the sweet oat cereal over the years but am not able to imagine the flavors here. It is healthy soup nonetheless.

  8. Pavani says:

    Interesting soup with oats. Looks great.

  9. Such an amazing soup you made with oats!! Super like 🙂

  10. Wow lovely soup. I will love a cuppa.

  11. I have only adapted to like sweet porridge oats not sure to add them in soups. But this looks so filling.

  12. Srivalli Jetti says:

    Lovely setup and I like oats in very limited space..:)..however since you recommend so much, I will try..

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