Ayurvedic Breakfast Porridge

10 45 492
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 dash Cinnamon
1 dash 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 492
Calories from fat 187
Calories from saturated fat 70
Total Fat 20.8 g
Saturated Fat 7.8 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.6 g
Cholesterol 23.2 mg
Sodium 23.1 mg
Potassium 538 mg
Total Carbohydrate 70 g
Dietary Fiber 9.3 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