Saturday, November 23, 2013

Savory Oatmeal Porridge Recipe | Instant Oats & Yogurt Porridge


All oats & yogurt lovers, this is a must try. This porridge is healthy, filling & tastes great. You can be happy that you started your day with a healthy breakfast.

Preparation Time: 2 mins
Cooking Time: 1 min
Serves: 1

Ingredients:
Oatmeal | Instant Oats: 1/2 cup
Water: 1/2 cup
Salt: 1/4 tsp, more or less
Plain yogurt: 1/4th cup
Finely chopped cucumber: 1 tbsp
Grated carrots: 1 tbsp
Finely chopped coriander leaves:  1 tsp

For the tempering:
Oil:  1 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds: 1/4 tsp
Urad dal | Skinned black gram dal: 1/4 tsp


Method: 
Microwave the oatmeal in the 1/2 cup of water for a minute. Add salt, mix well & let it cool.
Heat oil in a small wok, when oil is hot, add mustard seeds & cumin seeds. When seeds splatter, add the black gram dal. When the dal turn golden brown, turn off the heat. Pour the tempering over the cooked oatmeal.
Add yogurt, chopped cucumber, grated carrots. and coriander leaves.
Mix well & relish the hearty porridge!


Notes: 
This porridge should be consumed as soon as it is prepared. If kept for long time, the oatmeal becomes soggy & goo-ey.