5 Oatmeal Recipes We Bet You Didn’t Know About

With a global pandemic at hand, most of us are constantly attempting to keep the taste buds happy while also looking out for our health. It is a known fact that oatmeal is healthy, this superfood is extremely high in protein and fibre. Having said that, most people avoid eating oats because of the common misconception of it being boring. While traditionally not a lot of experimentation has been done with Oatmeal, here are 5 Oatmeal recipes we bet you didn’t know about.

1. Mexican Chocolate Oatmeal Pudding

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Don’t we all love a little sweet treat? Adding a healthy dose to one of the most beloved dessert elements- chocolate, here’s the Mexican Chocolate Oatmeal Pudding. Combining good old fashioned oats with delicious chocolates and spicing it up with some spicy flavours of cinnamon, ginger and cayenne pepper, this dessert definitely gives you a ride through the mexican cuisine. Add in some chocolates or cocoa powder as per your liking and mix it up using some almond milk depending on the consistency you prefer.

2. No bread oatmeal french toast

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Just as surprised as we are? Yes you read it right, you can now make a NO BREAD oatmeal french toast and make your breakfast twice as healthy! Just add oats and salt to some boiling water in a saucepan and let it cook. Pour it into a baking tray or a pan and let it set. Place the slices of oatmeal ‘bread’ into the pan and cook until golden brown. Once ready, the oat squares get nice and crisp on the outside, while still being soft and creamy on the inside and top them up with your favourite toppings.

3. Oatmeal Walnut ladoo

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Here’s a healthy alternative to your favourite laddoo that is sure to leave you astound. An Oatmeal walnut ladoo is not just health boosting but is also power packed with the sweet and nutty flavours of roasted oats and walnuts. Add in a little milk and ghee to develop a thick consistency and then make balls out of the mixture. You can also add in chunks of other dry fruits such as cashew, almonds and raisins as per your preference. Try these oatmeal walnut laddoos and give your celebrations a healthy touch.

4. Butter Oat Prawns

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Oats and Prawns? Yes we know how it sounds. Butter oat prawns is a dish made of deep fried prawns combined with stir fried crispy oats and sometimes cornflakes. As absurd as this may sound, the taste is a wonderful combination of sweet, savoury, creamy and a tad spicy. A unique way of enjoying prawns, this is a very simple dish to prepare. All you seafood lovers sure ought to give it a try.

5. Oats Pizza

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And last but not the least, Oats pizza is a nourishing tweaked version of the renowned Italian pizza. The base is made of powdered rolled oats, a tiny portion of whole wheat flour and little oil. Another baffling fact about this Indian style bhakri pizza is that it does not contain any maida or cheese. Topped with delicious veggies, this dish is antioxidant-rich and fibre. Want to watch you physique and eat your favourite pizza, make yourself this delicious oats pizza.

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