Indulge in the goodness of this fiber-rich amaranth-pumpkin porridge, a perfect blend of nutrition and taste. Amaranth, known for its gut-friendly properties, aids in improving gut health, while pumpkin offers a myriad of benefits, including the maintenance of a healthy gut microbiome. Packed with iron, this porridge supports the growth of beneficial bacteria, ensuring a happy and thriving gut.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes
- In a saucepan, combine pre-soaked amaranth seeds, pumpkin puree, almond milk, and cinnamon.
- Bring the mixture to a gentle boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover the saucepan, and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Once the amaranth is cooked and the mixture has thickened, stir in the organic jaggery powder if desired, and remove from heat.
- Divide the porridge into serving bowls.
- Top each bowl with a sprinkle of sliced almonds and pistachios.
- The fiber-rich amaranth acts as a prebiotic, nurturing beneficial gut bacteria and fostering a harmonious gut microbiome.
- Pumpkin's natural enzymes, such as amylases and proteases, support the breakdown of carbohydrates and proteins, promoting healthy digestion.
You Care Tip:
When preparing this amaranth pumpkin porridge, opt for almond milk with no added sugar or preservatives to keep your porridge truly healthy, free from the harmful side effects of excess sugar and chemical preservatives.