Oats Mixture is an completely vegan, guilt free, diabetic friendly snacks made with only one teaspoon of oil. Diwali is one such festive where loads of sugar, ghee, butter all put into abdundant use. South Indian houses without traditional diwali mixture is a big no no..

This is a desi version of granola with our fav Indian spices. Made this especially for my FIL who is on a very less salt diet. His 2 most favorites are mixture and coffee. Oats mixture was baked and it was made in less than an hour. No preparation was required, nor deep frying just mix and bake and they are done.

Oats mixture makes a perfect edible gifts for friends and families.

What you need:
2 cup – Oats
1/4 cup – Raw peanuts
10 nos – Raw cashews
5 nos – Raw Badam
10 nos – Black raisins
5 nos – White raisins
1/4 cup – Roasted gram (pottukadalai)
1/4 cup – Fresh / dry coconut flakes
1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
1 tsp – Red chilli powder
1/4 tsp – Asafoetida
2 sprigs – Curry leaves
Salt as reqd
1 tbsp – Olive oil

How to make:
Preheat oven to 160C. In a wide bowl add all the ingredients and toss well.

Drizzle oil toss well and place on a lined baking tray.

Bake for 30 minutes, keep stirring the mixture for every 10 minutes. Bake them until they turn bit golden in colour.

Remove and allow to cool. If the mixture isn’t crispy bake for another 10 mins with few drops of oil.

Cool and store in air tight container.



  1. says

    Ree.. It totally depends on the oven in which we are baking .. you could possible try baking it in higher heat like 180 to 200 and def they will turn crispier.. the batch i made lasted crispier for 4 days till they got over.. Thanks!!

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