MTR 3 Minute Breakfast Dal Oats Review - Mishry
mtr 3 minute breakfast dal oats review

MTR 3 Minute Dal Oats Review – Easy & Delicious Breakfast Option

Lip-smacking taste and texture! Here is why we recommend the MTR Dal Oats for a quick breakfast fix.

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With interesting textures and a remarkable balance of flavors, MTR 3 minute Breakfast dal oats make for a flavorful breakfast.

Oats have been a highly sought-after carbohydrate source, thanks to its high fiber content. A hearty, satisfying start to the day, oatmeals are exceptionally convenient breakfast options for those busy mornings. 

Typically relished as cinnamon-sweetened, milk-soaked overnight oats, we can’t say no to a warm bowl of oats with a masaledar twist. MTR, a brand that aims at making breakfast and snacks super easy for those who are always on the go, introduced a new product in their 3-minute breakfast range.

Read our MTR 3 minute breakfast dal oats review to find out whether this is worth a try. What does a bowl of dal and oats taste like? Let’s find out.

MTR 3 Minute Breakfast Dal Oats – Everything You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about MTR 3 minute breakfast dal oats has been discussed in this section of our review. 

1. Packaging

These dal oats are packed like the other single-serve variants (MTR Plain Upma) in a pouch. 

2. Ingredients

The main ingredients used are – Oats (55%), maltodextrin, moong dal powder (6.7%), edible vegetable fat, iodised salt, spices and condiments (3.1%), dehydrated carrot (1.4%), dehydrated onion (1.4%), coriander powder, cumin (1.3%), onion powder, garlic powder, black pepper, sugar, tomato powder, dehydrated garlic, ghee, dehydrated herbs (coriander and curry leaves), flavor enhancer.

3. Taste

Dal oats is a fairly new concept in the range of packaged oats. Could we taste the dal or was this just a marketing gimmick?

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4. Fibre Content

Per serve (48 grams), you get 5.5 grams of fiber. 

5. Nutritional Information 

MTR dal oats calories per serve are 174 Kcal which is divided as 4.8 g of protein, 24 g of carbohydrates, and 6.5 g of fat. 

6. Price

One pack holding 48 grams is priced at Rs 25. 

MTR 3 Minute Breakfast Dal Oats – Detailed Review

mtr 3 minute breakfast dal oats packet
These dal oats come in a descriptive pack.
MTR 3 Minute Breakfast Dal Oats Product Details
Main Ingredients (Top 5) Rolled oats, Maltodextrin, Moong dal powder, Iodized salt, Spices and condiments
Net Quantity 48 grams
Price Rs 25
Shelf Life 9 months
Calories 174 kcal


Our MTR dal oats review is divided into two stages- pre and post-cooking.

Visually, this mix primarily had rolled oats, some dehydrated carrots, onions, and black mustard seeds. A masala mix dominated the aroma. 

This instant breakfast requires no cooking, you just need to add half a cup (175 ml) of boiling water and cover the contents for three minutes. We followed these steps and three minutes later, the result was a khichdi-like consistency.

One spoonful into the taste test, we knew this is a pretty good product by MTR. Balanced salt levels, a strong chili kick, and overall tasty flavors. The tomatoes brought a desirable tanginess which tied the entire dish together. Talking about flavoring agents, we could taste the black mustard seeds and cumin. 

The dehydrated veggies, especially onions, add a bold bite. We always appreciate some textural variety. 

On the other hand, when we scrutinized the ingredient list we came across ghee and garlic. The aromas of these ingredients were barely there and so was the case with their flavors. 

That said, as the oatmeal started to cool down it became thicker. 

mtr 3 minute breakfast dal oats mix in a bowl
In the dry stage, it was a mix of rolled oats, dehydrated veggies, and black mustard seeds.
mtr 3 minute breakfast dal oats making process
This had a strong masala aroma.
mtr 3 minute breakfast dal oats ready to eat
As the cooked oats started cooling down, the consistency thickened.
closer look at mtr 3 minute breakfast dal oats
This had a lip-smacking texture.


  • One 48 gram pack is priced at Rs 25.
  • It is a single-serve pack.
  • All you need is hot water.
  • This contains no added preservatives. 
  • It has a shelf life of nine months. 


  • This is a very convenient and filling breakfast/snack option.
  • All flavors (salt, spice, tangy) are beautifully balanced.
  • The dehydrated veggies add a nice texture. 


  • The use of maltodextrin. It’s the second ingredient on the list.
  • The lack of taste and aroma of ghee and garlic. 

Best Suited For

Need something satiating, wholesome, and QUICK on those rushed mornings? MTR dal oats could be the answer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some interesting FAQs on MTR 3 minute breakfast dal oats.

1. Are these oats a good option for weight loss?

Weight loss fully depends on the overall caloric intake. That said, these oats are not calorie-dense and have a good macronutrient distribution. Do note that it is best to include fresh fruits and vegetables and reduce the intake of packaged food products for a well-rounded weight loss journey.

2. Do these oats remain fresh after unpacking?

You can store the contents in an air-tight container after opening, if not used immediately. 

3. Is this oat keto-friendly?

No, it has 24 grams of carbohydrates per serve. 

4. Does this oat contain additional flavors?

Yes, it contains flavor enhancers. 

5. Is this oat healthy for children under 5 years?

Since it contains palm oil and maltodextrin, we would advise against it.

Final Words

Super convenient, super tasty Team Mishy gives MTR Dal oats the green light! This RTE breakfast has a yum interplay of flavors and textures which can easily make breakfast tasty. We also like the addition of dehydrated veggies, they add a bold bite. 

MTR has several other options in their 3 minute range. Have you tried any?

If you do agree with our review, please give it a thumbs up! And, tell us which one is your favorite from this list. If you don’t, please tell us why!

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