11/2 cup Instant Oates

21/2 cup boiling water

1 medium onion (chopped)

Fresh chilly (chopped per your taste)

1/2 tsp grated ginger

6 curry leaves (chopped)

3/4 cup scraped or desiccated coconut

1 lime juice

Enough rihaakuru(fish paste) per your taste

Salt (optional)

3 tbs. olive or sunflower oil


1_ Put instant oats into a bowl, pour boiling water and mix. Cover with food wrap and let it soak for 5 minutes.

2_ In another bowl add chopped onion, chilly, grated ginger, curry leaves and lime juice, using tip of your fingers crush onion mixture to release juices.

3_ Add crushed onion mixture, coconut and rihaakuru(fish paste) into the soaked Oates. Mix everything well, if you like add salt and adjust to your taste.

4_ Heat a flat pan, rub some oil in the pan and transfer the Oates mixture into pan.  Bake both sides on low heat until browned.

5_ If baking in oven pre – heat oven to 170 C and bake for 45 minutes or until firm to the touch. Serve hot with tea.


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