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Oats Spicy porridge/Oats Kanji recipe

This porridge is very simple and easy to make. If you are looking for a light dinner post a heavy lunch, then this recipe is for you. Adding Cumin makes it easily digestible and the added chilly spices it up. This type of porridge is best suitable for dinner. 
Servings 2
Cook Time 15 mins


  • 1 Cup Oats
  • 21/2 Cups Water
  • 11/2 Cups Milk
  • 1 Red chili
  • 1 Tsp Cumin
  • Salt As required


  • Take milk and water in a pot and add oats along with that. Let it boil for 5 minutes.
  • Add cumin , salt and chilli along with this and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve it hot.


This porridge or kanji will be like a soup, you can simmer the milk further to make it thicker. To enhance the flavor, adding schezwan chutney in it is optional.
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: dinner, oats porridge recipe, quick dinner recipe