Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats

Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats

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An exquisite breakfast that is unlike anything you have tasted before, the Pumpkin Steel Cut oats combines cooked and blended red pumpkin with steel-cut oats.

The recipe gets a flavourful boost from apples, a touch of nutmeg and a sprinkling of roasted sunflower seeds. The luscious texture of the pumpkin base, the mealy mouth-feel of the steel-cut oats, all accentuated by the crunch of the seeds make this a truly wonderful breakfast recipe!

Steel-cut oats is a fibre-rich , gluten-free whole grain that is much healthier than quick-cooking rolled oats.

While the oats helps reduce cholesterol , the red pumpkin further improves heart health with potassium and vitamin C . A low-calorie fruit with loads of fibre , apple aids in digestion.

You can prepare this recipe and store it in the fridge for at least two days, but remember to adjust the consistency with a little water before serving because it tends to dry up a little.

Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats recipe - How to make Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients

1 cup red pumpkin (bhopla / kaddu) cubes
1/2 cup steel cut oats
1/2 cup chopped apple , unpeeled
a pinch of nutmeg (jaiphal)
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp maple syrup

For The Topping
1/4 cup chopped apples , unpeeled
1 tbsp roasted pumpkin seeds

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the red pumpkin and 1 cup of water in a deep non-stick pan, cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Cool completely and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add all the other ingredients along with ¼ cup of warm water and mix well.
  4. Finally top it with the apples and pumpkin seeds.
  5. Serve or store in an air-tight container in the fridge and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy221 cal
Protein8.3 g
Carbohydrates39.5 g
Fiber6.1 g
Fat3.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium22.2 mg

Reviews

Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats
 on 01 Feb 18 02:46 PM
5

Wow, that''s a real innovative recipe and great to see the usage of steel cut oats. Just love the use of pumpkin. Great healthy breakfast recipe.