Amarnath Porridge


This recipe is cooked using fall spices and almond milk making it a sweet comforting recipe. With the goodness of amaranth and pear this is a hearty, nutritious breakfast recipe to give warm comfort on cold days.

For Vata add more ghee and drizzle maple syrup.
For Kapha cook this in water or coconut milk.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes
Serves: 2 person


  • 1 cup of amaranth
  • 2 cups milk (preferably cow’s milk)
  • 1 T ghee
  • ¼ tsp each of cinnamon powder, star anise powder, cloves powder
  • A pinch of nutmeg powder
  • ½ cup of Pear cored and chopped
  • 1 T honey/maple syrup


  1. Add ghee to a pot and stir in all the spices.
  2. Add amaranth and milk and bring it to a boil over medium-high flame. Add chopped pear.
  3. Reduce the flame to low and let it cook for 20 minutes with a lid.
  4. Add honey/maple syrup and mix well
  5. Remove from heat when the amaranth is fluffy and water is absorbed.


Amaranth is gluten-free and rich in calcium. It has a slightly nutty taste. You can try this recipe with rolled oats or quinoa.

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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