Dried fruit and Oats porridge
By DK on Dec 13, 2007
I am going to start off with a most cliched line.."It seems yesterday " but then here I am with my 50th post! I started into this journey of food blogging, thanks to many wonderful bloggers out there, keeping my fingers crossed, wondering if I would be noticed, apprehensive if I will be given that much needed boost...But I realize now that I need not have been. I have made one hell of a bunch of talented ppl as friends and if at all, I look back and think, is it 3 months already, the credit goes to you all :) More to come from me... Oats are perhaps the most nutritious of all the grains. A quick gist on Oats is as below
- Oat Bran helps to reduce blood cholesterol when taken regularly with dramatic results
- Oats are fiber rich. They contain Vit E and some B Vit, as well as iron, calcium,magnesium,phosphorous and potassium.
Tips and Usage
- Medium Oatmeal is best in cakes and Breads
- Fine oats are good for pancakes, and fruits and milk shakes.
- Oat flour is gluten free and has to be mixed with other flours that contain gluten to make leavened bread.
- Oat Bran can be sprinkled over breakfast cereals and mixed to make smoothies.
Prep Time: Under 15 min
Cook Time: Under 15 min
Serves: 2 people
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup reduced fat milk
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 cup of mixed dried fruits
- 1 apple,chopped with skin ( skin has nutrients too )
- 1 tsp cinnamon
Heat a pan and spray Butter flavored PAM spray generously. Add rolled oats and stir for 2-3 min.
Now add dried fruits, milk and water and let it come to a boil.
Add cinnamon and simmer till soft and mushy.
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