Savoury oats porridge is a vegan, gluten-free and healthy breakfast recipe. It is a quick and easy to make dish loaded with vegetables and flavours.
Easy and healthy breakfast oats porridge
We prefer oats for breakfast as they are the nutritional powerhouse packed with important micro nutrients and will keep us full for few hours after breakfast. Though oats are often paired with fruits for breakfast option, it tastes equally delicious with vegetables. To keep your morning breakfast super efficient try this simple and delicious savoury oats porride. Now a days, savoury oats porridge makes regular appearance on our breakfast table along with warm chia porridge, flaxseed porridge, healthy date bars and strawberry banan milkshake, pineapple banana smoothie.
Savoury oats porridge recipe variations
This savoury oats recipe is totally adaptable to suit your taste preference. You could add more vegetables such as brocolli, corn, spinach, potato, bell pepper, even leftover cooked or stir fried veggies goes well in this recipe. Feel free to add a tsp of garam masala or cumin powder and coriander powder to make porridge more flavourful. Add few green chillies for extra hot porridge.
1 cup = 250ml ; 1 tbsp = 15ml
Vegan, Gluten Free
Oil: 2 tbsp
Cumin: 1 tsp
Dry red chillies: 2, broken
Carrot: 1, finely chopped
Beans: 5, finely chopped
Green peas: 1/4 cup
Turmeric: a pinch
Chilli powder: 1 tsp
Salt: as required
Oats: 1 cup
Water: 1.5 cups
Heat oil in a skillet on medium heat, add cumin and let it crackle.
Add red chillies and sauté for few seconds until it is aromatic.
Now add carrots followed by beans and green peas, sauté and cook for 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Add turmeric, chilli powder, salt and mix well.
Now add oats and sauté for a minute.
Add water, mix well and cook for 5 minutes or until water is almost absorbed by oats and you get desired consistency.
Finally add coriander and turn off the heat.
Enjoy hot and delicious savoury oats.
This is an ideal recipe to use up any leftover cooked veggies such as boiled potatoes, roast veggies, stir fried veggies.
Feel free to use up old random veggies lying in refrigerator that are about to end up in trash. This way you can have less wastage and save lot of money as well.
You could add cumin powder, coriander powder or garam masala to add more flavours to the porridge.
Adjust water as per your required consistency.
Savoury Oats Porridge (Vegan & GF breakfast)
Vegan, Gluten Free, Nuts Free
- 2 tbsp Oil
- 1 tsp Cumin
- 2 Dry red chillies broken
- 1 Carrot finely chopped
- 5 Beans finely chopped
- 1/4 cup Green peas
- Turmeric a pinch
- 1 tsp Chilli powder
- 1 cup Oats
- 1.5 cups Water
- Coriander handful
- Salt as required
- Heat oil in a skillet on medium heat, add cumin and let it crackle.
- Add red chillies and saute for few seconds until it is aromatic.
- Now add carrots followed by beans and green peas, saute and cook for 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
- Add turmeric, chilli powder, salt and mix well.
- Now add oats and saute for a minute.
- Add water, mix well and cook for 5 minutes or until water is almost absorbed by oats and you get desired consistency.
- Finally add coriander and turn off the heat.
- Enjoy hot and delicious savoury oats.
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