Thick, creamy and mildly spicy chicken oats soup is hearty and wholesome. This nourishing protein-rich soup will make comforting and soul hugging light meal on any day. With chicken and oats as main ingredients, this soup is low in calories, easy to make and filling. Perfect for cozy dinners and for iftars during Ramadan.
About This Recipe
Nothing is more comforting than a bowl of hot soup, especially when it is ready in less than 30 minutes. My today’s recipe of mildly spicy Indian style chicken oats soup is BEST example of it.
Soup is a good and EASY way to include, a whole lot of nutrients in your diet. If the ingredients are used wisely, then soup is perfect meal for diet watchers.
Falling under natural superfoods, oats are incredible and versatile whole grains. The bland tasting oats when gets cooked in mildly spicy chicken soup, they just taste amazing.
This chicken oatmeal soup is comforting on a rainy day, gives warmth on a winter day and soothes you on a summer day. With all the goodness loaded ingredients, this hydrating chicken soup with oatmeal is good for flu and makes you feel energetic.
More Soup Recipes To Try,
Lamb Shorba – Hyderabadi delicacy, spicy lamb meat on bone soup is nutritious, healthy and flavoursome.
Chicken Sweet Corn Soup – Nothing can beat homemade chicken sweet corn soup. This soup is delicious and nutritious.
Curried Tomato Soup – All time favorite curried tomato soup is warm hug in a bowl.
Chicken Oats Soup Main Ingredients
Chicken – I prefer using skinless chicken breast pieces. Skinless chicken breast cubes are easily available in online meat stores. Do you know? Chicken breast is low fat source of protein with zero carbs. There are two ways of adding chicken in this soup.
First way, you can pressure cook chicken pieces along with few Indian spices, shred and to soup.
Second way, you can use leftover pieces from chicken curry. Remove the chicken pieces from the curry. Shred them and add to the soup.
Making soup with leftover chicken curry pieces is yummy way to use up leftovers. If using leftover chicken curry pieces, the adjust salt and pepper accordingly.
Oats – In this soup recipe, oats play a dual role. They thicken the soup and provide nice texture to it. Oats are good source of fibre too.
Ginger-Garlic Paste – Ginger and garlic carry anti-inflammatory properties. The paste of these two add flavour, aroma and taste along with health benefits.
Garam Masala – Adds aroma, heat, spice and flavour.
Broth – I use the water in which I boiled the chicken. I call it easy broth. More on this in recipe card below. You can use water or vegetable broth too. To make a flavour-rich soup, use chicken broth.
Why You Will Love This Soup
First, this soup is easy to make.
Nutritious, wholesome and delicious.
Perfect light meal and good as snack too.
This soup recipe is highly customizable. You can add veggies depending on your choice and availability.
Best soup recipe to use leftover chicken pieces from curry or roast.
This chicken and oats soup is a immune booster and good for cold days when you are feeling under the weather.
Chicken and Oats Soup
Thick, creamy, mildly spicy and delicious chicken oats soup is hearty and wholesome. This nourishing protein-rich soup is comforting and soul hugging. Best for winters and perfectly fit under light meal on any day.
- 100 g skinless and boneless Chicken cubes
- ½ cup Oats
- ¼ tbsp. Ginger-Garlic paste
- 1 tbsp. Peppercorns
- 1 Bay leaf
- ½ tbsp. Pepper powder
- 1 Carrot, peeled and cubed
- 1 Onion, finely sliced
- 1 Tomato, chopped
- 1 Green Chili, chopped
- ½ tbsp. Garam Masala
- 1 tbsp. minced Coriander leaves
- 2-3 fresh Mint leaves
- 2 cup Chicken broth | Water | Vegetable Stock
- Salt, as per taste
- 2 tbsp. Oil
How To Make Chicken Oats Soup
- Pressure cook chicken and carrot cubes by adding ¼ tbsp. of salt, bay leaf, peppercorns and 3 cups of water.
- Pressure cook on medium flame for two whistles or till chicken pieces turn soft.
- Set aside till pressure settles. When the pressure settles, using a fine mesh strainer, drain and collect the water from the chicken and carrot pieces.
- Discard the bay leaf and peppercorns. Set this water aside.
- Gently shred the chicken cubes.
- In the meanwhile, in a soup pan, add oil and to this add finely sliced onion and fry till translucent.
- Now add ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute.
- To this add chopped tomatoes and green chilli and fry till tomatoes turn soft.
- Now add shred chicken and boiled carrot cubes. Mix well.
- Add water in which we pressure cooked chicken along with fresh minced coriander leaves and mint leaves.
- Bring this to boil by seasoning it with salt, garam masala ad pepper powder.
- Let this boil on low flame for another 4-5 minutes.
- Now add oats and cook for another 3-4 minutes or till you get your desired soup consistency. I like my chicken & Oats Soup to be thick.
- Add love to make this chicken oats soup taste ‘Yummy’.
Always remember, soup tends to thicken upon cooling. So, it is advisable to turn off the flame, when the soup is slightly liquidy than the desired consistency.
By the time, your pour the soup in a bowl and sit to relish, the soup will reach your desired consistency.
Lubna's Serving Suggestions:
Serve this piping hot chicken and oats soup with lemon wedges. This soup is one bowl comforting and nourishing recipe.
If you want to pair this soup with any other side, then you can serve this chicken osta soup with,
Sweet Potato Fries
Cheese Grilled Sandwich
Oven Baked Potato Wedges
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 200Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 828mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 4gSugar: 4gProtein: 11g
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Razina Javed says
Nice n yummy soup…
Shama Nagarajan says
yummy delicious preparation dear
Sireesha Puppala says
lovely clicks dear..looks so fantastic
Meena Kumar says
Ooo..that is such a beautiful set of bowls Lubna and really yummy soup I bet it tasted awesome.Love ur pics.
Rafeeda AR says
definitely a comforting bowl for the cold nights… yum…
Priya Ranjit says
Beautiful captures Lubna nothing can be warming and comforting as this soup 🙂 totally love it
Sasikala Balaraman says
Beautiful clicks.. If you don't mind me asking, could you tell me what kind of camera/lens do you use? and what were the camera settings especially for the second one..
chikkus Kitchen says
Yummy soup ..Amazing clicks 🙂
Shibi Thomas says
Lovely clicks and loved that bowl of warm comforting soup and the board!!!