Oats Ragi porridge

oats ragi porridge

A perfect meal to start your day and the most nutritious porridge you and your kid can enjoy!

A combination of oats and ragi with fruits, nuts and flaxseed powder will not only make your breakfast healthy but it is also easy to make.

Oats Ragi porridge Recipe

Cooking Time 10 min

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup ragi flour (homemade/organic)
  • ½ cup oats
  • 1cup chopped fruits (any low glycemic fruits or seasonal fruits )
  • 2 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 cup milk (optional) as per your consistency. You can add water also.
  • 50 grams of sliced Almonds or any nuts like cashews, walnuts, pista
  • Flax seed powder

Preparation:

Mix ragi powder in milk or water brings it to boil with continuous stirring.

When its starts boiling, add oats and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir continuously. You can add water or low-fat milk as per the consistency you like

Switch off the flame. Serve it in a bowl. Add honey, chopped fruits and nuts of your choice.

Notes:

It is better not to mix ragi with milk. The calcium in milk can decrease the absorption of iron in Ragi. if you have normal levels of Hb in your blood and if you want that taste, you can add. For babies, children and adults (who have a low level of Iron) It is better to avoid milk. Sprouting increases the nutritional value of Ragi.

The combination of Ragi and milk makes it a healthy snack. This is a nutritious healthy meal both for children


Oats Ragi porridge
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
A perfect meal to start your day and the most nutritious porridge you and your kid can enjoy!
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup ragi flour (homemade/organic)
  • ½ cup oats
  • 1cup chopped fruits (any low glycemic fruits or seasonal fruits )
  • 2 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 cup milk (optional) as per your consistency. You can add water also.
  • 50 grams of sliced Almonds or any nuts like cashews, walnuts, pista
  • Flax seed powder
Instructions
  1. Mix ragi powder in milk or water brings it to boil with continuous stirring.
  2. When its starts boiling add oats and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir continuously. You can add water or low-fat milk as per the consistency you like
  3. Switch off the flame. Serve it in a bowl. Add honey, chopped fruits and nuts of your choice.
  4. It is better not to mix ragi with milk. The calcium in milk can decrease the absorption of iron in Ragi. if you have normal levels of Hb in your blood and if you want that taste, you can add. For babies, children and adults (who have a low level of Iron) It is better to avoid milk. Sprouting increases the nutritional value of Ragi.
  5. The combination of Ragi and milk makes it a healthy snack. You can have this in breakfast also just increase the quantity. This is a nutritious healthy meal both for children

 

 

Benefits of Ragi:

  1. Ragi is rich in calcium so it helps in muscle and bone strengthening, especially women of perimenopausal age should eat.
  2. Rich source of iron so it can treat anemia and increase the hemoglobin levels. Sprouting increases the vitamin C level of Ragi which helps in more absorption of iron from Ragi
  3.  It helps in weight loss as it contains amino acid Tryptophan and contains a high amount of dietary fiber which makes the stomach fuller for a longer time and prevent you from binging
  4.  Maintains the blood sugar level because of the fiber and polyphenols present. Ragi has got high amount of fibers compared to any other grains which help in weight loss and also eases bowel movement
  5. It is a rich source of proteins and amino acids that help in muscle functioning, maintaining metabolism, blood formation, fighting anxiety and depression and also promotes the release of growth hormones.

 

 Oats Benefits:

  1. Compared to other variety of oats like steel cut and rolled oats,Instant oats are less nutritious
  2. High level of fiber helps in weight loss
  3. Contains high level of protein and low level of fat
  4. Gluten free safe
  5. Reduces and maintains your bad cholesterol
  6. Contains lignans which protect the heart
  7. Contains antioxidants which aid in preventing cancer

 

 


This article first appeared in Zenparent written by our writer Dr.shahana 

 

 

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