Here are some oats recipes that are nutritious and your kids will love.

Baby Porridge

  • Mix half a cup of oats with milk, one chopped (and peeled) apple and sugar and bring it to a boil.
  • When it’s cooled down, blend it and your baby’s healthy and easy-to-eat porridge is ready.
  • Instead of apples, you could even use boiled vegetables.


  • Mix oats, rice flour and sooji in a 3:2:2 ratios.
  • Add chopped coriander, a little ginger paste, cumin seeds, one green chilli (can be avoided if required) and a pinch of salt.
  • Add water and mix well so that no lumps form.
  • Heat a wide pan with some oil and pour the batter into it once the oil is very hot.
  • Spread the batter so that it forms a circle.
  • There is no need to flip it.
  • Serve hot in a dish with homemade mint chutney.


  • In a cooking pan add oil and sauté one chopped onion with mustard seeds, ginger paste, urad dal, curry leaves, chopped green chillies and nuts (optional).
  • Then add chopped boiled vegetables of your choice and sauté for a few more minutes.
  • Add a cup of water and bring it to a boil.
  • When the water starts boiling, add a cup of oats and salt to taste and mix it well.
  • Cook for a few minutes.

Sweet Bar

  • Mix oats and wheat flour in 4:1 ratio.
  • Add a tablespoon of baking soda.
  • To this add a cup of chopped dry fruits and a cup of melted butter.
  • Add honey and chocolate chips and mix the batter well.
  • Pour into a baking pan and bake for around 20 minutes.
  • Let it cool before you cut them into pieces.
  • Store in airtight containers in the fridge.


  • Heat a tablespoon of ghee in a cooking pan.
  • Once it’s hot, add half a cup of jaggery and wait for it to melt.
  • Remove it from the burner and add a cup of oats and chopped nuts.
  • Mix it well and then leave it to cool.
  • Once it’s cooled, take out small lumps of it and roll them into balls.
  • Insert a small stick through it and refrigerate.
  • You can store these delicious yet healthy lollipops in the fridge for many days.