Ayurvedic Breakfast Porridge

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 35 min 4
Ayurvedic Breakfast Porridge
Health Rating


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
1/8 tsp Black pepper
2 cup Water (2-3 cups boiling water)
1/2 can(s) (13.5 oz) Coconut milk
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 599
Calories from fat 275
Calories from saturated fat 147
Total Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 16.3 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.1 g
Cholesterol 23.2 mg
Sodium 16.0 mg
Potassium 640 mg
Total Carbohydrate 69 g
Dietary Fiber 9.3 g
Sugars 23.6 g
Protein 11.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Grain 2.9
Meat Alternative 0.4

Energy sources

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