Mango Overnight Oats
Here is the recipe for naturally sweet creamy mango overnight oats that you can prepare a night ahead in less than 5 minutes. Just mix the oats with chia seeds and milk and put it in the refrigerator for a minimum of 2 hours or overnight. Stir in yogurt and mango puree with oats just before serving and mango oats are ready to serve for breakfast in the morning.
1/2 cup old fashioned Rolled Oats
1 tablespoon Chia Seeds, optional
1/2 cup Plain Milk (or non-dairy milk like coconut milk or almond milk)
1/4 cup Water
1/4 cup Plain Yogurt (or non-dairy yogurt)
1/4 cup to 1/3 cup fresh or canned Mango Puree (to taste)
1/2 cup diced fresh Mango, optional
2 tablespoons diced Cherry or Pomegranate Seeds, optional
2 tablespoons Cashew nuts or Almonds or Pecans, sliced or chopped, optional
1/2 tablespoon Pepita (pumpkin seeds) or Sunflower Seeds, optional
1 tablespoon toasted Desiccated Coconut, optional
  1. Take 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats and 1 tablespoon chia seeds in a medium container or a mason jar.
  2. Add 1/2 cup milk and 1/4 cup water. Mix well.
  3. Cover the container or the jar with a lid and place it in the refrigerator for minimum 2 hours or overnight.
  4. Remove the container from the refrigerator; stir in 1/4 cup plain yogurt and 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup mango puree.
  5. Add diced fresh mango and sprinkle some nuts of your choice and diced cherry or pomegranate seeds over it.
  6. Mango overnight oats are ready for serving.
Tips and Variations:
  • The flavor of the oats depends on the sweetness and flavor of mango puree.
  • If required, add the sweetener like honey or maple syrup to make them sweet.
  • As per the availability, you can use fresh or canned mango puree. In this recipe, canned mango puree (use alphonso or kesar mango puree) from Indian grocery store is used.
  • Plain yogurt is added to make the oats creamy.
  • For variation, add a pinch of cardamom powder or 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract.
Taste: Sweet and creamy like custard
Serving Ideas: Serve overnight mango oats for breakfast or lunch.

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