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ayurvedic porridge

This cosy millet breakfast porridge is sweet and nourishing. A perfect start for a cool autumn or winter day.

This millet breakfast porridge recipe is by the talented Ayurvedic Chef (and fine poet) Dag Weinmann. Dag has just published an ayurvedic cookbook (in German language) with some of the most delicious & soul made ayurvedic recipe we have ever tasted. It also includes beautiful poems about nature and the ingredients he uses.

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100 g millet – you can also opt for quinoa, buckwheat or oats

1 tbsp ghee, coconut oil or butter

1 tbsp poppy seeds

1/4 tsp curcuma

1/2 tsp cinnamon

400ml almond milk (coconut milk or water according to your ayurvedic practitioner recommendation)

1 tip of a knife vanilla

3 tbsp raw sugar or jaggery – little less for kapha constitutions or replace with a tsp of honey before serving (never heat up the honey)



  • Melt the ghee, coco oil or butter in a pot
  • Roast the poppy seeds for about 1 min
  • Add the cinnamon, curcuma and grain for another 2 min
  • Mix in the milk, vanilla and sugar and cook well for about 15 min
  • Leave to rest a few minutes
  • Sprinkle with a little cinnamon and serve warm


  • Optional – You can decorate with your favourite toppings: a few pre-soaked almonds, hazelnuts, baked apples, banana or pears, coconut shavings and dates or raisins.


Click here for a delicious ayurvedic rice porridge recipe alternative

Bon appétit!


Elena Beurdeley

Natural Health Practitioner | Educator

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