Ayurvedic Breakfast Porridge

10 45 519
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 35 min 4
Ayurvedic Breakfast Porridge
Health Highlights


1 1/2 cup Rolled oats- Gluten Free (can use a combination of oats, quinoa and amaranth)
3 tbsp Ghee (3-4 tbsp.)
5 date pitted Medjool date (a handful)
1/2 cup Slivered almonds
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Turmeric, powder
1 dash Black pepper
2 cup Water (2-3 cups boiling water)
1/2 can(s) (13.5 oz) Coconut milk, sweetened
1 tbsp Maple syrup, pure (or honey)


Grind grains in food processor util finely ground.

Heat the ghee on low heat until bubble starts forming. Add turmeric and black pepper.

Add the grains and cinnamon. Fry in ghee for about 5 minutes or until golden.

Boil water in kettle.

Add almonds and dates and fry together with grains for 2-3 minutes.

Add the hot water and stir well. Add coconut milk. Lower temperature and let cook for 30 mins.

Optional toppings:

Shredded coconut, pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, ground flax, apples, bananas

Add toppings according to dosha.

Vata pacifying foods:

Ripe bananas, berries, cinnamon, almonds, honey, ginger

Pitta pacifying foods:

Apples, berries, coconut, pumpkin seeds, ground flax, maple syrup

Kapha pacifying foods:

Ripe bananas, almonds, cashews, coconut, walnuts, pumpkin seeds

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 519
Calories from fat 210
Calories from saturated fat 83
Total Fat 23.4 g
Saturated Fat 9.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.6 g
Cholesterol 32 mg
Sodium 18.4 mg
Potassium 535 mg
Total Carbohydrate 71 g
Dietary Fiber 9.6 g
Sugars 26.0 g
Protein 10.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Grain 2.9
Meat Alternative 0.4

Energy sources