Healthy Vegetable Semolina Porridge

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May. 08, 2013

Here is a healthy, tasty, and easy to make breakfast recipe that will be loved by all kids and adults alike. Semolina porridge is also a great way to sneak in the pesky little vegetables into your kids' plate.


Semolina 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Cauliflower florets 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Capsicum 1 Medium
Onion 1 1/2 Medium
Low fat yogurt 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Black mustard seed 1 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 4
Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
Roasted peanuts 1 Tablespoon
Bengal gram dal 1 Tablespoon
Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon (For garnish)



1) Beat the low-fat yogurt until it turns into thick paste like consistency.

2) Slice onions, roughly chop capsicum, and blanch cauliflower florets.

3) Dry roast semolina to golden yellow color


4) In a non-stick pan, add some olive oil and allow it to heat.

5) Add the curry leaves, Bengal gram dal, and black mustard for tempering.

6) Next fry sliced onions until it turns golden.

7) Add cauliflowers and capsicum and cook until tender.

8) Mix yogurt, water, and salt. Add this mixture to the pan and allow it to reach simmer stage.

9) Add roasted semolina into the pan and cook on medium flame for next 10 minutes.

10) Stir continuously to make a thick and dry porridge out of it.


11) Add the roasted peanuts.


12) Serve it with a dash of lemon juice and chopped parsley.

Tips: You can add more vegetables like green beans, carrots, peas, etc. to this recipe.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 312Calories from Fat 41

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 63 mg2.63%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet