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Protein-Packed Masala Oats recipe, a flavorful twist to your morning routine that combines the goodness of oats with the richness of Indian spices and protein-packed ingredients.
Protein-Rich Masala Oats

Elevate Your Breakfast with Protein-Packed Masala Oats

Are you searching for a breakfast that’s not only delicious but also a powerhouse of nutrition? Look no further than our Protein-Packed Masala Oats recipe, a flavorful twist to your morning routine that combines the goodness of oats with the richness of Indian spices and protein-packed ingredients.

This recipe isn’t just your ordinary bowl of oats; it’s a culinary delight that brings together the health benefits of oats, the protein punch of paneer (cottage cheese), and a tantalizing blend of aromatic spices. Perfectly balancing taste and nutrition, this Masala Oats recipe is tailored to delight your taste buds while nourishing your body.

Crafted for Nutrition and Flavor

The foundation of this recipe is rolled oats, a nutritional powerhouse known for its high fiber content, low glycemic index, and ability to keep you full and energized throughout the morning. Paired with the creamy texture of low-fat paneer, this breakfast dish becomes a protein-rich delight, ideal for those seeking a substantial morning meal that supports muscle health and satiety.

But it’s not just about oats and paneer; it’s the carefully curated blend of spices – the aromatic symphony of turmeric, garam masala, and cumin seeds – that transforms this dish into a flavorful experience reminiscent of traditional Indian cuisine. The tantalizing aroma that wafts through your kitchen as these spices infuse into the oats is just a prelude to the explosion of flavors awaiting your taste buds.

Customizable and Wholesome

What’s remarkable about this recipe is its versatility and wholesomeness. While it provides an estimated 20-25 grams of protein per serving and is tailored to fit within a calorie limit of around 300-350, it remains flexible for personal preferences. Whether you’re a spice enthusiast, a fan of extra veggies, or seeking to customize it to fit specific dietary needs, this recipe welcomes adaptations to suit your taste and nutritional requirements.

A Breakfast Worth Waking Up For

More than just a breakfast option, our Protein-Packed Masala Oats is a celebration of flavors, a nutritional powerhouse, and a testament to the fusion of health and taste. Whether you’re starting your day on a healthy note, seeking a post-workout refuel, or simply craving a satisfying meal, this recipe is your ticket to a breakfast that’s both delicious and nutritious.

Join us on a flavorful journey where health meets indulgence, and start your day with a bowl of goodness that’s crafted to fuel your mornings and set the tone for a vibrant day ahead.

Where to buy ingredients/spices?

These can be easily purchased at any local Indian store. Or you can also purchase them at Amazon (click the links below to purchase)

Protein-Rich Masala Oats Recipe

Recipe by Adarsh GuptaCuisine: Indian, AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1/2 cup rolled oats

  • 1 cup water

  • 1/4 cup low-fat paneer (cottage cheese), crumbled

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish

  • 1/4 cup green peas

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 1 small tomato, finely chopped

  • 1 green chili, finely chopped (optional)

  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste

  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 1 teaspoon oil (olive oil or any preferred cooking oil)


  • In a non-stick pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn translucent. Then add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for another minute.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they soften and the mixture turns slightly mushy.
  • Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, and green chili (if using). Stir well and cook for a minute.
  • Add crumbled paneer and green peas to the mixture. Mix everything well and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • In a separate pot, bring water to a boil. Add rolled oats to the boiling water and cook for about 2-3 minutes or as per package instructions.
  • Once the oats are cooked, add the prepared masala mixture to the oats. Mix everything together gently.
  • Cook the mixture for an additional 2-3 minutes on low heat, allowing the flavors to blend well. Add salt to taste.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving.


  • Nutritional Information
  • Calories: 320; Protein: 22gm; Carb: 35gm; Fat: 11gm; Fibber: 6gm


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