millet coconut porridge

If you are looking for a warm and comforting breakfast that keeps you full for a while, this millet and coconut porridge will be perfect for you. It takes a little longer to prepare than oat porridge since the millet needs longer to be cooked. 

The coconut milk adds a delicious creaminess to it. To add some crunch, roast some coconut flakes in a pan until its golden and top the porridge with it in the end. 

Millet is a gluten-free grain, rich in minerals, fiber, and plant-based protein (5-20%). It provides good amounts of magnesium which benefit muscle and nerve function as well as B vitamins such as thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, and B6. Additionally, millet is a hypoallergenic grain.

You can easily keep the porridge in the fridge and have it as a dessert later. It tastes a little bit like rice pudding. 

millet coconut porridge 

50g millet

100g water

50g coconut milk

1 - 2 Tbsp maple syrup

1 Tsp vanilla extract

1/2 zest of lemon

1 Medium pear

1 Tsp brown sugar

1 Pinchof cinnamon

preheat oven to 200 degrees

half the pear, sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon

place on a baking tray with the sugar side up and bake for about 15-20min

in the meantime, place millet, water, coconut milk, vanilla extract and lemon zest in a saucepan and put on medium to high heat.

bring to boil, reduce heat and let it simmer for about 20min

stir occasionally

serve in a bowl, top with the pear and additional cinnamon or maple syrup

Please leave a comment below and share the recipe! 

xx JZ