How to Make Porridge Oats?

Porridge has gained so much attention lately and it is because of its health properties and benefits it provides. It is very nutritious because it has a good dose of fiber and a lot of energy. We can serve porridge by adding a variety of additional nutritional fruits or nuts to it. It gives an extra nutritional boost.

Breakfast is very important for your health. And it is very much recommended if you start your day with a healthy and nutritious diet. Here we are providing a perfect solution. Even if you do not have much time, porridge is the best answer.

porridge and oats

Ingredients for making Porridge Oats

It is not a difficult and hectic job to make a bowl of porridge. It is very easy to make. You will find these ingredients very easily, and most of the items can be found already in your household. Like other recipes, you do not have to accumulate any items which are also very hard to find. You will be needing only a few items mentioned below:

  • 8 tablespoons oats
  • 2 or 3 pieces of fruit (banana, apple, blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, etc. of your own choice)
  • Cinnamon (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped almonds
  • 500 ml of milk or a vegetable drink of your choice
  • Sweetener or brown sugar to taste
  • Pinch of salt

Steps to follow for making Porridge Oats

We are here to make everything easier and more convenient for you. Even if you are lazy or you do not have the time to cook a meal for yourself, here is a solution. It is very less time consuming and it is very easy to make. You will not only enjoy eating it but you will also have fun making this meal. You just need to follow these simple steps to make a delicious bowl of healthy porridge.

Turn on the Hob

First of all, you have to turn on the hob and let it heat on high intensity. You have to wait till the hob is very hot.

Add Milk or Vegetable Drink

Once the hob has heated, you have to add milk. You can also add a vegetable drink to a saucepan and heat. You can use skimmed cow milk or you can also choose many other products like soy, almond or oat milk as per your preference.

vegetable drink

Add Oats

When you are heating the milk, wait for it to reach the boiling point. When it has reached boiling point then turn the heat down. After that add 8 tablespoons of oats. You have to remember that recipe serves two. But if you are preparing porridge just for yourself or one person then you have to add just 250 ml of milk and add 4 tablespoons of oats. Once you have added the oats, stir it and let it heat for 10 minutes to cook.

oats and milk

Check the Texture of Porridge

After 10 minutes, check the texture of porridge. It should be very smooth and it should have consistency throughout. But even after 10 minutes, it does not show you the even smoothness then you should wait for it to show mushy consistency. So, when it is ready, turn off the heat and add a pinch of salt to it if you want to enhance the flavor. Let it cool down slightly while you can prepare and chop the fruit.

texture of porridge

Add Fruits or Nuts

The best part about porridge is that you can add nuts or fruits to it. You can add fruit of your preference or even nut which you like. But if you are planning to add nuts then you should cut them real nice. And if you are planning to add fruits then you should first wash them and then chop them into small pieces which you can eat in one bite.

fruits and nuts

Enjoy the Meal

Now porridge is ready and you can serve it in a fancy utensil that you have been saving for special occasions. Now after that, sprinkle little amount of sugar to sweeten it, or cinnamon if you like. Mix it with fruit or nuts. The last step is to enjoy your meal and savor every bit of it. Bon Appétit!


If you want to learn more about low-calorie desserts then go to vequill’s food blog and make your favorite desserts within few minutes.

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