Quaker Oats Challenge with Vikas Khanna – Oats Bhelpuri Recipe

Quaker Oats’s very famous & uber cute Chef Vikas Khanna has come up with a cooking challenge – #BringYourTastiestBowl – where in one stands to win Rs. 50 lakhs in cash prize besides loads of other gifts and prizes. If Rs. 50 lakhs didn’t excite you enough, how about getting to meet your favorite Chef Vikas sound to you? #BringYourTastiestBowl

Every week  for next six weeks Chef Vikas will give a challenge! All you have to do is make your tastiest bowl of oats according to the challenge, click a picture of your bowl with the pack of Quaker Oats and upload on their website! Two winners will be selected every week who will get a chance to participate in a cooking competition which will be judged  by Chef Vikas Khanna himself.

To submit your entries Click Here.

Do check the Terms & Conditions (Rules) of the contest.

First week’s challenge Video :

I took the first week challenge and created the Oats Bhelpuri with Raw Mangoes.


Quaker Oats- 1 cup

Raw Mango- Finely chopped 4 tbsp

Onions- Finely chopped  4 tbsp

Tomatoes- Finely chopped 4 tbsp

Potatoes- Boiled & finely chopped 2 tbsp

Coriander leaves- Finely chopped 2 tsp

Green Chilli- Finely chopped 1 tsp

Pomegranate seeds- for garnish

Lemon- 1 slice

Papdi (Optional) – 3

Peanuts (Optional)- 1 tbsp

Ghee/Clarified Butter- 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Chaat Masala- 1 tsp

Sweet Tamarind Chutney- 1 tbsp

Mint Chutney- 1tbsp

Red Chilli Powder- 1 tsp

Turmeric Powder- 1tsp


  1. In a pan heat  ghee and lightly roast the oats. Keep them aside to cool. In the same pan heat little ghee and add turmeric powder and add 1 tbsp oats and lightly roast and keep aside. Again heat ghee in pan and add red chilli powder and lightly roast 1 tbsp oats. Keep the three colored oats separately. You can skip the butter/ghee. These roasted oats can be stored in an air tight container and used later when in a hurry to make bhelpuri.
  2. In a bowl mix the roasted oats, raw mango, onion, tomatoes, green chilli, coriander, potatoes, crushed papdi, salt, chaat masala, chutneys and peanuts. Mix quickly.
  3. Squeeze lemon and garnish with pomegranate seed. Enjoy.

Also do upload pictures of finished dish pictures on Foodiye.com – this submission is not part of any contest, however just knowledge sharing with other Food lovers or Foodiye as they are called.

First week saw  people participating from all over the country and some super innovative recipes were submitted on the website. Second Week Challenge was to add a Chatpati Chaat twist to your bowl of Quaker Oats, which turned out to be super exciting week with recipes like  Oats Papdi Chaat, Oats Ragda Pattice and many more. Third week’s challenge by Chef was about adding a Mother Touch to your bowl of Quaker Oats and we saw some brilliant entries such as Oats Daal Dhokli, Oats Kadhi Pakoda etc. Fourth Week’s challenge was to add a Kid’s Delight touch to the bowl of Quaker Oat’s.  Fifth week’s challenge was give a regional twist to the bowl of oats and we saw  recipes like Oats Bedmi Aloo by the very enthusiastic contestants! Now we are into the last leg of the contest! The Sixth week’s challenge is to add a sinfully sweet twist to the bowl of oats! Hurry last day to submit your entry is 23rd June 2016.

3rd Week Quaker Oats Challenge with Vikas Khanna

4th Week Quaker Oats Challenge with Vikas Khanna

As if the Big promotion by Chef Vikas Khanna is not enough, we are also running an Exclusive Contest for our Delhi / NCR members – once you are done with

creating your bowl and posting the picture on their website, do post picture along with the link to your entry on our social media channels. We will select one winner every week (per challenge) from our groups / communities based on the number of likes and decision of our culinary experts.

The weekly winner selected within our groups/communities would have no connection with the winners selected by Quaker Oats, which means you can win a prize from us as well as good folks at Quaker Oats.
This week the best entry within our groups/communities will get Philip’s Citrus Juicer!!

Spicy Bhelpuri made using Quaker Oats
Spicy Bhelpuri made using Quaker Oats
Colourful veggies including raw mango
Colorful veggies including raw mango
Papdi, salt & chaat masala
Papdi, salt & chaat masala
Three colored oats..
Three colored oats..
Ghee roasted oats
Ghee roasted oats
Quaker Oats
Quaker Oats

Once again just to sum it up – do upload your #BringYourTastiestBowl creations on Quaker contest site here https://bytb.quaker.co.in/ – to win some amazingly exciting prizes – all contest and prize details on their website.

Besides that do upload your entries on our Social Media channels to stand a chance to win AWESOME gifts from our side as well.

Let the games begin.

Author: Anuradha

Food Enthusiast, Digital Marketer, Ex-Restaurateur An ex-restaurateur who got into business purely for love of food. Taste buds which are not easy to please – she understands food – from all dimensions. She is at her happiest best in Food Markets – be it traditional Fruit & Vegetables Bazaar, Butcher Streets, Fish Markets or the ultramodern Super Food Stores. Kitchens are her comfort zone and this voracious reader is as classy as she is street savvy.

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