Savoury oats porridge is a vegan and healthy breakfast recipe. It is quick and easy to make dish loaded with vegetables and flavourful spices and it gets ready in just 15 minutes.
We prefer oats for breakfast as they are the nutritional powerhouse packed with important micronutrients and will keep us full for a few hours after breakfast. Though oats are often paired with fruits for breakfast option, it tastes equally delicious with vegetables. Simple and easy dishes such as this masala oats recipe, Warm Chia Porridge, Flaxseed Porridge, Banana Oatmeal Smoothie keep your morning breakfast super-efficient and fuss-free.
Savoury oats porridge recipe variations
This savoury oats recipe is totally adaptable to suit your taste preference. You could add more vegetables such as broccoli, corn, spinach, potato, bell pepper, even leftover cooked or stir-fried veggies go 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 a few green chillies for extra hot porridge.
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Oats: I've used quick-cooking oats. You can use rolled oats or steel-cut oats. Although the cooking time varies it tastes equally tasty.
Vegetables: carrot, beans, peas, coriander are used here.
Dry spices: I've used basic Indian spices - cumin, dry red chillies, turmeric, chilli powder.
Liquids: oil to cook vegetables, spices and water to cook oats.
Cooking whole spices and vegetables.
Cooking dry spices and oats.
Process of cooking oats and vegetables in water and topping with coriander.
Hot and mildly spiced oats porridge ready to serve.
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 the refrigerator that is about to end up in the trash. This way you can have less wastage and save a 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.
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Savoury Oats Porridge (Vegan Breakfast Oats)
- 2 tbsp Oil
- 1 tsp Cumin
- 2 Dry red chillies broken
- 1 Carrot finely chopped
- 5 Beans finely chopped
- ¼ 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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