instant chia persimmon porridge
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Warm Chia Persimmon Porridge

Warm chia persimmon porridge is rich, thick and healthy porridge ready to eat right away. This quick and instant breakfast will be ready in minutes and doesn't require overnight soaking. This is absolutely delicious and just perfect to start your day.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine universal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 person
Author Geetha Priyanka


Gluten free

    1 cup = 250ml; 1 tbsp = 15ml

    • 1 cup Milk
    • 2 tbsp Chia Seeds
    • 1 1/2 cups Persimmon diced
    • Ground Cardamom a pinch

    for garnish (optional)

    • 1 tsp Almonds sliced
    • 1 tsp Pumpkin Seeds
    • 1 tsp Pomegranate Seeds


    • Dice persimmon into small cubes and blend into a puree.
    • In a saucepan combine milk, chia seeds, ground cardamom stir and bring it to boil over medium high heat.
    • Now reduce the heat to medium low, stir and cook for 8-10 minutes until chia seeds absorb all the liquid and thickens. Turn off the heat.
    • Finally mix in persimmon puree.
    • Garnish with pomegranate seeds, almonds, pumpkin seeds and enjoy warm chia persimmon porridge.



    For vegan version substitute dairy milk with almond milk, coconut milk or any plant based milk.
    Use as much ripe persimmons as possible to make puree. Persimmons are ripe when they are extremely soft to touch. Fully ripe fruit imparts maximum flavours, sweetness to the dish.
    Persimmons are natural sweetener in this recipe, you may add honey, coconut sugar or any sweetener if you prefer more sweetness.
    In case persimmons are not fully ripe and if you feel it is difficult to blend then add little milk as and when it is required while blending.
    Cooking time may vary depending on type of stove top you use.
    Garnish is totally optional.