This nutritious oats kheer recipe will satisfy all your winter dessert cravings

Published on:5 January 2020, 11:25am IST
Loaded with nuts and made with oats, this kheer hardly takes 10 minutes to be ready but offers fibre, vitamins, and much more.
Sonakshi Kohli
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Satiate your sweet tooth, with this oats kheer with jaggery. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Winter months are undeniably the best months of the year. Unfortunately, though, these months aren’t half as friendly for your waistline as they are for those amazing outdoor party scenes.

After all, the party season, the food, and sweet cravings during these months can totally reflect on your waist, hips, and God knows, where else.

But, what if I told you that you can enjoy a dessert that can be prepared in 10 minutes without burdening your calorie intake too much. All this, while getting some amazing nutritional gains.

Don’t believe me? Check out this oats kheer recipe:

Ingredients
1 cup oats
2 cups toned milk
1 tsp elaichi (cardamom) powder
8-10 almonds
5-6 walnuts
8-10 pistachios
8-10 raisins
1 carrot, grated
Jaggery to taste
2 tbsp desiccated coconut
1 tsp Ghee
1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
1 tsp flax seeds
1 tsp soaked chia seeds

Preparation:
1. Heat the ghee in a pan and roast the walnuts, almonds, and pistachios in it. Once they’re crispy and red, crush them into coarse chunks using your mortar and pestle. Set aside.

2. In another pan, combine the milk, half a cup of water, and the elaichi powder and bring it to a boil.

3. Now, add the oats and jaggery. Boil the mixture till the oats swell up. Just before the mixture reaches the desired consistency, add the grated carrot and bring it a boil. Turn off the heat.

4. Scoop the mixture in a bowl and garnish with roasted nuts, raisins, flax seeds, chia seeds, pomegranate seeds, and desiccated coconut and enjoy the goodness.

Also read: Not a big fan of oats? This oats omelette recipe will make you fall in love with the breakfast staple

What makes this oats kheer recipe so good?
Every bowl of this oats kheer is loaded with fibre, protein, calcium, and vitamins. Moreover, it also promises to satisfy your cravings without adding more than 250-300 calories to your limited calorie intake. Plus, this nutritionally-dense kheer will also keep you satiated for a long, long time. Try it to believe it.

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Sonakshi Kohli Sonakshi Kohli

Twenty kilos down and struggling to maintain the weight loss by preaching healthy eating, while eating unhealthy every now and then.