I am really excited to tell you about oats how to cook because it is my favorite breakfast meal. I will share the complete guide quick oats how to cook but before I start to describe oats how to cook I would love to tell you something about oatmeal.
Oats are grown to the seed of cereal grain they have lots of health benefits. It helps to lose weight and reduce the risk of hearing of heart diseases. Oats are rich loaded vitamins and minerals especially it’s a primary source of carbohydrates and fiber. Almost 100gm of oats contain 374 Calories with macros breakdown:
Carbs 60gm 67%
Fat 8gm 20%
Protein 11gm 12%
Oats come in different variations Steel-cut oats, Rolled oats, Instant oats, and Oat flour. In this blog we will cover all types of oats with detailed explanations it will help you to better understand and make it easy to choose what you need.
Steel-cut oats are called in USA Pinhead oats and British people called it coarse oatmeal. Steel-cut oats are unprocessed types of oats and it takes more time to cook than other oats type approximately 25 to minutes needs to cook it completely. It’s a little bit longer to digest in our body it’s making it harder for our digestive enzymes. But we cannot ignore its benefit it has lots of dietary fiber that help to control the cholesterol level and stabilized the blood glucose. For people who are overweight and want to lose weight steel-cut oats could be their ideal choice. 100gm of Steel-cut oats nutrition contains 375 Calories.
This name describes their type of Rolled Oats means it’s slightly rolled and steamed by oat groats to convert into flakes and it’s also called Old-fashioned Oats. This type of oats cook faster and quickly it takes only 5 to 10 minutes to cook. If we talk about rolled oats benefits it’s healthy as same as other oats and rolled oats nutrition is also the same as other oats.
When you are in hurry and want to save your time you should go with Quick Oats because these are finer and can be ready in minutes and it’s also called instant oats. Most people choose steel-cut oats or whole oats over quick oats but it depends on choice. Quick oats nutrition has no big difference than other oats it contains similar calorie benefits.
Oats how to cook
There is no ideal way of oats how to cook everyone has their own choice to prepare oatmeal. People use different methods to cook oatmeal just like Microwave, Instant pot, and stovetop. In this article, we will try to explain all methods of oats on how to cook.
Stovetop Cooking Method
A stovetop cooking method is the best way to cook oatmeal but it takes time if you don’t care about the cooking time you can go with it. Stovetop makes oatmeal fluffy and airy it looks great and makes your oatmeal eye-catching. Quick oats, steel-cut oats, and rolled oats can be cooked on the stove.
Microwave Cooking Method
Start with estimating oats and fluids. The proportion is 1:2. The standard serving size is 1/2 cup oats to 1 cup of water, milk, or a blend of both. I like consolidating 1/2 some water and 1/2 some milk for the best consistency. At that point place in the microwave without a spread on it (we don’t need any microwave mishaps when the fluid bubbles). Microwave on high for 2 minutes and the consistency ought to be awesome.
Instant pot Cooking Method
If you want to try this method please make sure before preparing oats that the instant pot is properly covered mean sealing ring is fixed properly. Now add water and oats to the instant pot and add seasoning if u like then cook for a minute and wait till pressure release.
Healthy things to add to oatmeal
Everyone loves using healthy topping for oatmeal to enhance its taste and make it a super healthy dish. We have lots of natural option for topping here is the list.
- Dried Fruits
- Fresh Fruits
- Coconut Flakes
- Protein Powder
So the topping ideas for oats are healthy and very tasty. we hope now you can understand about oats how to cook. you can also try more recipes ideas on our blog. Please comment and asked any questions or query your feedback will be appreciated.