Friday, June 10, 2011

Fruity Oats Porridge

It is inexpensive, healthy and quick to prepare. If you miss your chance for oats in the morning, don't worry, you can have in the evening, before you start evening chores, after a long day at work.


  • 1 cup Quaker Oats – ‘Old Fashioned’
  • 1½ cups water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1½ cups milk
  • Sugar according to taste
  • ½ cups chopped fresh fruits (Banana, Apple, Strawberries etc)
  • Few chopped Walnuts
  • 2-3 mint leaves


  • Cook the Oats with 1½ cups of water and a pinch of salt in a microwave for about 3-4 minutes or cook them in a vessel for about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the above cooked Oats into a serving bowl and add sugar and milk. Leave the mixture to cool for 5-10 minutes in refrigerator.
  • Now add all the fresh fruits, and Walnuts to the serving bowl with cooked Oats and mix well.
  • Garnish with mint leaves and serve chilled.

Do You Know?

Oatmeal is a rich source of dietary fiber, both soluble and insoluble. Oats are proven to be effective in lowering blood cholesterol.

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