Red Lentils and Oats Porridge | High Protein Vegan Breakfast Recipe

Red Lentils and Oats Porridge | High Protein Vegan Breakfast Recipe

Hi Friends,
Today we are making breakfast which is a lentil and oatmeal porridge. It’s one that I
make quite often. You probably wouldn’t think of having lentils for breakfast
but it’s a good way of including some protein for the first meal of the day. And the
benefit of having protein in the morning is that it keeps you fuller and more satisfied
for longer. So, let’s get started. Apart from being an ideal source of low-fat
protein, lentils are gluten-free and rich in iron, zinc and packed with dietary fibre
that helps lower cholesterol. You would really benefit from including them regularly in your diet. After rinsing and draining the lentils a few
times, add them to a saucepan and fill with water as per the recipe.
Cover and cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes or until lentils are soft. If the
water is boiling over, place the lid so that the saucepan is partly uncovered.
Once most of the water is absorbed, clear a small section of the saucepan from the lentils,
and add the turmeric, coriander powder and curry leaves.
When the spices hit the hot pan, they will instantly release more flavour. Lightly roast
the spices for about 10 seconds, then mix with the lentils. Add a little water, then
add the rolled oats and two and a half cups of water. Let this simmer until the oats has
absorbed most of the water. Add the nutritional yeast, defrosted frozen
peas and some dried thyme leaves or any other herbs of your choice. Add salt to taste, stir
and add more water depending on how creamy you like the oats. Turn off heat and serve warm. One serving of this lentil oats porridge contains
about 14 g of protein and 272 calories. If you’ve liked this video, give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. Also don’t forget to subscribe.
I’ll see you soon. Bye!

40 Replies to “Red Lentils and Oats Porridge | High Protein Vegan Breakfast Recipe”

  1. that looks really delicious. im not a breakfast person but i think to try this out tomorrowninsteed of eatting lots of chocolate…

  2. This looks wonderful. I don't have the leaf you show…though I have all the other ingredients. Do you add black pepper at all? Dr Greger mentions how it helps the body absorb the benefits of the turmeric.

  3. Am always making savoury oats with veggies like carrots, courgette, green peas and corn. But I've never tried with red lentils. This looks delicious! I need to try this. More variety for me to eat 😛

  4. I just ate but this is making my mouth water! I can't wait to try this recipe, there is something about hot porridgey lentils with peas that comforts me deep in my soul.

  5. Recipe aside, your butterfly blouse is a very cheerful sight when it's dark and dreary and frigidly cold outside. I wouldn't have thought to do this with my oats, as I love sweetened porridge with fruit, but will give this a go sometime. Thanks for posting : )

  6. Your channel is so inspiring! There are so many things that I want to try, and you make it seem doable. Thank you for these videos <3

  7. What a great idea for extra protein in the morning! I do eat all of those things separately, but haven't combined them in one dish yet, so l really enjoyed this video 🙂 I cam across your channel by accident, but soooo glad l did, l am currently watching all of your videos non stop and subbing too 🙂 Great work, please keep it up!

  8. Wow.. I LOVE THIS!!! I love savory breakfasts and this is one of the best I have seen. I will definitely have to try it. You just opened up a variety of potential savory breakfast options for me using the lentils. THANK YOU!!

  9. wow this looks amazing. just got my nutritional yeast so this will be my first recipe using it. thank you, I love lentils! this will be perfect for me.

  10. woww…
    new menu to my list.. definitely going to try..
    Im going through all of your recepies. .
    loving them…

  11. It looks good, but do you know the adjustments needed so that I can replace the rolled oats with steel cut oats?

  12. Thank you for sharing! Just had this for breakfast (3 degrees Celsius this morning in Melbourne, Australia )perfect start to the cold day:)

  13. Hello! could you make more recipes with lentils in the future, I know you have a few, but more would be appreciated! Thank you-

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  15. Yummy! This looks so good when u're sick or when its cold outside. Is this an indian or mauritian dish??

  16. I love your channel. Your videos help me plan the meals for my family and we all enjoy your delicious and healthy recipes. Best of luck !!!

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