Sugar free oats biscuits
If anybody asked me about Oats 10 years ago I would have blinked with no idea about how it appears. The first time I came across this healthy grain is when my grandmother showed displeasure in having oats as her breakfast meal. My grandmother considered it to be a boring breakfast option than the traditional dosa or idli but thanks to masala oats innovation she started having it on alternative days.Oats is a cereal grain and are suitable for human consumption as oatmeal and rolled oats.
Regular intake of oats can can help in lowering cholesterol levels and helps in reducing glucose absorption. Due to its fibre content it helps in regulating bowel movements and is good for a healthy stomach. Oats are rich in minerals ,vitamin E and essential fatty acids and is a good souce of energy.Oats can be used to make porridges ,biscuits,muffins and cookies.
- 1 cup Refined flour
- 80g Low fat butter
- 1 cup Porridge oats
- ½ teaspoon Salt
- ¼ teaspoon Baking powder
- ½ teaspoon Garam masala powder
- Pre heat the oven to 200 c for 5 minutes.Lightly grease and dust the baking tray.
- Sift the dry ingredients flour,salt,baking powder and mixed spices .Add the porridge oats and mix well
- Rub the butter to mixture. Add little water or milk as per required to roll out to a stiff dough.
- Rest the dough for 5 minutes .Dust the table with flour and little oats to roll out the dough. Cut it into desired shapes.
- Bake for 15 to 20 minutes and cool biscuits on a wire rack.
- NOTE: For kids spread cheese or chocolate sauce.
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