If you're looking for an exciting yet healthy breakfast recipe, our savoury curry oatmeal is a must-try. It combines the creaminess of classic porridge with a spicy Indian twist to give you a filling meal full of flavour. It's ready in just 15 minutes, pan to bowl!
After many sweet oatmeal recipes, we looked at a savoury Indian breakfast porridge called upma and came up with a tasty variation. Classic upma consists of dry-toasted semolina stewed with lentils, onions, tomatoes, and peas. It's often seasoned with mustard seeds, ginger, turmeric, and chillies.
For our Indian porridge, we swapped semolina with jumbo rolled oats and added mung dal and black mustard seeds. We cooked them with coconut milk drink and curry powder until creamy and golden. Finally, we topped the oatmeal with fresh mango, cherry tomatoes, and roasted cashews.
What makes this curried porridge so good is the contrast between soft and crunchy textures and hot and cold ingredients. It has a unique flavour that we're sure you'll love!
This Indian oatmeal is not only tasty but also incredibly healthy. It's dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan, perfect for everyone to enjoy. It packs plenty of fibres and proteins to keep you full and satisfied until lunchtime. Each bowl provides two of your 5-a-day, plus healthy fats from olive oil and cashew nuts.
One serving has less than 350 calories, and it covers 13% RDI of carbs, 32% RDI of proteins, and a whopping 62% RDI of fibres — all within the recommended amount of fats per meal. Amazing!