Start your day warm and happy. What’s better than a sweet, warm porridge to start the day perfectly? This Date and oat porridge recipe is super quick to make, taste great and is super filling.

Porridge is a classic breakfast option for Ayurveda. It is a cooked dish, nutritionally balanced and easy to digest. Also, it’s super versatile and can be improved by using more ingredients, seasonings and toppings.

This recipe is very nutritionally balanced. Oats are an excellent source of protein and carbohydrates and ghee or coconut oil are rich in good fats. The almonds and dates add more flavor and texture to the dish, along with vitamins, minerals and other important nutrients.

This oat porridge, in addition to being healthy, has a rich combination of flavors and textures, with almonds, dates, cinnamon, cardamom and honey to bring a special and delicious flavor to your breakfast.

Try this delicious date and oat porridge recipe. Don’t forget to rate the recipe and comment what you think of it down here!

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Date and oat porridge

Start your day warm and happy. What's better than a sweet, warm porridge to start the day perfectly? This recipe is super quick to make, taste great and is super filling.
5 from 1 vote
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Ayurveda, Healthy food, Indian, Vegetarian
Servings 2
Calories 537 kcal


  • 1 pot
  • 1 small pan


  • 1.5 cups oats
  • 300 ml plant milk or water
  • 1 tsp ghee or coconut oil
  • 1.5 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cardamom
  • 1 tsp honey or agave syrup or possibly date syrup
  • 1.5 tsp chopped almonds
  • 3-4 pieces pitted dates previously soaked


  • Cut the dates into small pieces.
  • Bring the water or (plant-based) milk to a boil in a saucepan and stir in the rolled oats.
  • After 2-3 minutes, remove from the heat and let swell.
  • Roast the ghee or coconut oil in a pan and add the spices cinnamon and cardamom, as well as dates and almonds.
  • add the roasted spice mixture to the porridge and sprinkle with honey or similar.


The caloric value was calculated per serving.

You can also sprinkle some cocoa powder or cocoa nibs on top to give it a chocolatey aftertaste.
Keyword Ayurveda, Healthy food, Vegetarian, Weight loss

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One Response

  1. 5 stars
    Ich habe es öfter am Morgen gegessen und ich merke, dass es mir sehr guttut. Schmackhaft, gut für Verdauung und gesünder als Brot. Die geröstete Nüsse mit Kardamon und Zimt sind unglaublich lecker

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