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    January 08, 2021 1 min read

    Spiced Amaranth Porridge Recipe
    Are you looking for a plant based protein rich and gluten free breakfast?
    If yes you might like to try some Amaranth.

    Amaranth is highly nutritious it is rich in fibre, protein and contains important micronutrients such as manganese, magnesium, phosphorus and iron.
    In Germany we had this more regular in our diet but it was less commonly seen here in Australia until it gained more popularity as a healthy food and ancient grain more recent.
    It has a wonderful nutty and earthy flavour. The key is to just cook it enough until it gets a creamy sticky consistency. Overcooking will make it hard to chew.
    You will be surprised how much it will fill you. Let your eyes be smaller than your stomach just a little will satiate you.

    Spiced Amaranth porridge
    1/2 kalonji seeds
    1/4 tsp ajwain seeds
    1 tsp of ghee
    Cinnamon powder
    If you like it sweet add honey or add a 1/2 tsp of salt.
    1 cup of amaranth flakes
    1 1/2 cups of water or milk of your choice
    Combine all the ingredients in a small pot and bring to a simmer. Stir over medium to low heat until the flakes are tender (about 5 minutes).
    Add honey after it has cooled slightly.
    You can serve this warm or room temperature.

    I hope you will enjoy this
    With love from Lakshmi Ayurveda