Healthy Steamed Oats; Fitmeal@15 Episode 42

You all might be consuming “OATS” one or the other way, but this method of consuming oats is a new concept and my current favorite too.
Steamed oats is a whole new concept of including oats in the diet in addition with other super healthy ingredients including curd, peanut butter, jaggery, carrots, and coconut.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Aids in weight loss and management.
  • Boosts the immune system.
  • Promotes healthy bacteria in the gut.
  • Helps in lowering blood sugar levels.
  • Relieves constipation.
  • Keeps you satiated and avoids unhealthy binge eating.

INGREDIENTS

Quick oats3.5 tbsp.
Curd2.5 tbsp.
Grated carrot1
Jaggery powder1.5 tbsp.
Peanut butter1 tsp.
Vanilla extractFew drops.
Dried coconutSome
Baking powder1/8 tsp.
Cashew nuts/ Almonds7-9
Raisinssome

DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl, add curd, peanut butter, and jaggery powder.
  • Mix them very nicely.
  • To it, add quick oats, and mix.
  • Now add grated carrot and mix again.
  • Let it rest for some time.
  • Until then, warm a utensil with water to steam.
  • Now add dried coconut, and vanilla extract to the bowl.
  • Also add finely chopped cashew/ almonds along with some raisins to the bowl.
  • Now it’s time to add baking power to the bowl, mix everything well.
  • Now transfer the mixture to a vessel, settle it down.
  • Top it off with some cashews, dried coconut and raisins.
  • Steam for 12-15 minutes on high heat.
  • And your steamed oats are ready!

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Quick oats are comprised of carbs, fiber, essential vitamins and minerals along with loads of antioxidants.
  • Carrot is an amazing source of beta carotene (Vitamin A), and many other essential micronutrients including calcium, vitamin K, etc.
  • Curd is enriched with the goodness of protein, vitamins and minerals including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and manganese.
  • Coconut is rich in fiber and micronutrients including Vitamins A, D, E and K.
  • Peanut Butter is a great source of protein, vitamin B6, magnesium, potassium, and zinc.
  • Jaggery powder is a good source of B vitamins, and minerals including calcium, zinc, phosphorus, and copper.
  • Cashews are enriched with magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, and heart healthy fats.
  • Raisins are jam-packed with the goodness of vitamin C, selenium, and zinc.

NUTRITIONAL CALCULATIONS

CALORIESCARBOHYDRATESPROTEINFAT
355 Kcal61.3 gm6.7 gm11.4 gm

Serves= 1-2

Calories= 170 Kcal/ Serve

Do try this very amazing and creative oats recipe when craving something healthy that is sweet too.

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