Oats are a nutritious and versatile ingredient that can be used to make a variety of dishes.

Savory Oats Recipe: Ingredients: – 1/2 cup rolled oat – 1 cup water or vegetable broth – 1 tablespoon oil – 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed – 1/2 teaspoon cumin seed – 1/4 cup finely chopped onion – 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoe

– 1/4 cup finely chopped carrot – 1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper – 1/4 cup frozen pea – 1 green chili, finely chopped (optional) – 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder – Salt to taste – 1/4 teaspoon garam masala (optional) – Fresh coriander leaves for garnish (optional) – Lemon wedges for serving

Cooking Oats: – In a saucepan, bring water or vegetable broth to a boil. Add rolled oats, reduce heat to low, and cook for 5-7 minutes or until oats are soft and have absorbed the liquid. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.

Sautéing Vegetables: – In a separate pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Let them splutter. – Add chopped onions and sauté until they become translucent. – Add chopped tomatoes, carrots, bell peppers, peas, and green chili (if using). Sauté for a few minutes until the vegetables are tender.

Seasoning: – Add turmeric powder, salt, and garam masala (if using). Mix well.

Combining Oats and Vegetables: – Add the cooked oats to the sautéed vegetables. Mix thoroughly, ensuring the oats and vegetables are well combined.

Garnishing: – Garnish with fresh coriander leaves if desired.

Serving: – Serve the savory oats hot, optionally with a squeeze of lemon juice on top.