Oats porridge with apple

Oats porridge with apple

Pass on the goodness of the fiber-rich oats and apples to your baby with this recipe. All family members from babies to adults can try this recipe. However, when making for babies, add pureed or mashed apples.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
2 People 2 Minutes  5-6 Minutes

Ingredients

(measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)

  • ½ cup quick cooking oats or rolled oats
  • 2 cups water + ½ to 1 cup milk OR 2 to 2.5 cups water OR 2 to 2.5 cups milk
  • 1 cup Apple slices
  • 2 tbsp sugar or add as per taste (optional– not needed if adding fruits)

Method

Step 1

Take oats in a pan.

Step 2

Add 2 cups water and ½ to 1 cup milk. Adjust consistency as per your requirement.

Step 3

Heat the mixture on a low flame till the porridge thickens.

Step 4

Add apple slices or puree.

Step 5

Stir often and till the apple softens.

Step 6

Cook for 5 to 6 minutes.

Step 7

Serve oats porridge hot or warm or at room temperature.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 33 g

Calories 120 Calories from Fat 13
Total Fat 1.5 g 2% Saturated Fat 0.3 g 1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Sodium 160 mg 7% Carbohydrates 26 g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2 g 8% Sugars 9 g
Protein 3 g Vitamin A 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 30%

*Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Tip:

  • For babies, avoid adding any dry fruits or large chunks of fruits to the porridge. You can add any other fruit of choice too like mango puree, mashed chikoos or banana puree.
  • Also, you can make the oats porridge with only water or with only milk or a combo of both as used in this recipe.
  • You can powder oats in a blender for babies.