Iahas-Amaranth Breakfast Oatmeal

Amaranth Breakfast Oatmeal


Oatmeal is an all-time healthy breakfast option that does not take much time to prepare. This recipe has additional benefits of super-powerful foods like Amaranth leaves adding extra delicious and nutrient punch. Adding leafy greens like Amaranth makes this recipe high in fiber that keeps your hunger pangs in control and is good for weight loss.

Prep Time: 3 Minutes
Total Time: 15 Minutes
Serves: 1 person


  • ½ cup oat flakes or rolled oats
  • ½ cup of thin buttermilk
  • 1 cup of chopped amaranth leaves (you can use a green or red variety)
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ t cumin powder
  • Water as needed
  • Yogurt as a side


  1. In a saucepan, add oats and water and bring it to a boil
  2. Let it cook over medium heat until the oats become soft and add chopped amaranth leaves.
  3. Stir occasionally, till all the water is absorbed and amaranth is cooked.
  4. Lower the flame. Stir in Buttermilk, salt, and cumin powder.
  5. Mix well and serve with a side of yogurt

Serving suggestions

Serve immediately as the oats turn gelatinous if left to sit.

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe

Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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