Oats porridge with banana

Oats porridge with banana

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Introduce your baby to the world’s one of the healthiest foods – oats with this oats porridge recipe. Oat is a species of cereal grain, considered as a healthy food because of its fiber content and cholesterol lowering properties. This oats porridge recipe is a real quick one. During the morning rush hours, it can come to your rescue as a quick instant breakfast, not just for your baby, but for your complete family. Add any fruit of choice and make it more wholesome and tastier.



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
  • Banana slices or mashed banana puree 4 tbsp
  • 2 tbsp (tablespoon) sugar or add as per taste (optional – not needed if adding fruits)

Method

Step 1

Powder oats in a blender to make use for babies.

Step 2

Take the powdered oats in a pan.

Step 3

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

Step 4

Stir often and heat the mixture on a low flame till the porridge thickens.

Step 5

Cook for 5 to 6 minutes.

Step 6

Serve oats porridge hot or warm or at room temperature.

Step 7

Add banana slices or puree once it becomes warm or cools down.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 oz (30 g)




Calories from Fat 14
Total Fat 1.6 g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.8 g 7%
Iron 7%
Calories 116
Total Carbohydrate 21.9 g 7%
Protein  3.3 g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tip:

  • This oats porridge can be served to adults as well.
  • For babies, avoid adding any dry fruits or large chunks of fruits to the porridge. you can add mango puree, mashed chikoos or apple 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.