Protein rich Amaranth (Rajgira) porridge

Author Surekha Sadana
with berry chia sauce/jam ,  Super food , ️ Gluten free️ ,Fiber rich ️ sugar free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Indian


️  Ingredients 

  • 1/4 cup Organic amaranth
  • 1/4 cup Dried mulberries or as per taste
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk/nut milk or as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Coconut butter
  • Pinch of Himalayan salt 
  • lemon juice
  • lemon rind (organic)


  • Pine seed or seeds of choice
  • chia seds
  • Berry jam (optional )
  • Sugar substitute like maple syrup/date paste or as per choice.

️   Method

    Soaking a night before 

    • Wash the amaranth well and soak  overnight in 1-2 cup of drinking water.
    • Add few drops of lemon juice to it.
    • *(Acidic lemon juice break down the anti-nutrients in the grain and the minerals are released making them digestible)


    • Cook the amaranth at medium heat in deep vessel, along with  the soaking water.(if amaranth is non organic then use fresh water)
    • Once it start looking cooked ( about 15-20  minutes) and slimy pour the milk.
    • Let it mix well and cook for few more minutes.
    • Add in the butter mix well.
    • Pour into serving bowl. garnish with chia seeds and rest of the seeds.
    • Or with berry chia sauce and  the seeds.
    • Drizzle sweetener of choice over it.

    ️  Berry chia sauce


      • 1 cup Fresh or frozen berries of choice
      • 1 tbsp Chia seeds
      • 1/2 tbsp Squeeze of lemon juice

      ️  Method

      • While porridge is on the burner you can prepare this sauce/jam.
      • Steam or cook the berries un till they look soft and cooked.
      • If steaming, use a deep bowl and steam the berries in it, you do not wants to loose the beautiful  red juicefrom
      • Mash them well and add rest of the ingredients.
      • Chia will give an instant thick texture, let it cool down for 5-10 minutes.
      • Serve