You all know how I whine over eating the . But, over time, to my surprise, I happen to appreciate it. With mercury falling day-by-day, I am not up for cold cereal either. There is no denial that oatmeal is, by far, one of the healthiest breakfast you can have. “What cannot be cured must be endured”, says my dad. So, instead of whining, I decided to dress it up, making breakfast a treat, than a chore.
Being vegan or not, I love soy milk with my cereal or oatmeal. It lends a sweet flavour without the cholesterol. But if soy milk is not your thing, you can use regular milk. I perk it up by adding a dry fruit and a nut and/or seed. Dried berries, raisins would work too. Try unsalted, roasted , for something different. Since I decided to make one of my favourite combinations today, which is dates and pistachios, I am sending this to .IngredientsQuick cooking oats – 6 tbsp
Water – 1 cup
Soymilk – ½ cup
Flax seeds – 1 tbsp
Dates – 10, pitted and chopped fine
Pistachios – ¼ cup, finely choppedMethod
Bring water to a boil. Add oats and cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Add flax seeds, switch off the flame and add soymilk. Garnish with dates and pistachios and serve warm.