Oats Upma/Hash

Ingredients:
1 C Old fashioned rolled Oats
1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger
1 TBS Lemon juice
2 TBS chopped cilantro
1 TBS dry roasted peanuts or seeds of your choice
Salt to taste

Vegetables of your choice: 1/2 – 1 C each:
Onions, tomatoes, potatoes, sweet potatoes, baby lima beans, peas, corn, carrots, edamame, red cabbage, cabbage, peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, greens (spinach, collard greens, chard etc.)

Instructions:
1. Dice the vegetables and set aside.
2. Rinse the oats under running water in a colander and set aside.
3. Saute chopped onions in a hot pan until cooked. Add vegetables based on the cooking time. Add vegetables that take longest to cook, first. Like carrots, lima beans, etc. Cook these for 2-3 mins then add all other vegetables based on their cooking time.
Add a TBS of water as necessary to ensure the onions or vegetables dont stick to the pan.
4. Once the vegetables are cooked al dante, add the rinsed oats. Add 3/4 C water.
5. Add chopped ginger, salt and cover and cook for 4-5 mins.
6. Garnish with lime or lemon juice and chopped cilantro
7. Enjoy as a snack of a whole meal!

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