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A refreshing bowl of oats is a healthy and refreshing way to start your day, especially when paired with yoghurt. The combination of oats with yoghurt is excellent for people with hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol). The beta-glucan in oats helps eliminate excess cholesterol from the body while yoghurt helps maintain gut health. Moreover, oats and yoghurt make for a satiating breakfast.

Try Dietitian and Health Coach Karena Adnani’s savoury oats recipe that is an ideal option for summers or warm weather.

Low Cholesterol and Gut-friendly Oatmeal Yoghurt Bowl Recipe:

Serving size: 2

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes


  • 50g Oats (boiled and strained)
  • 100ml Fresh yoghurt
  • 30g Cucumber diced into small pieces
  • 30g Carrot diced into small pieces
  • Pinch of salt
  • 15g almonds


  1. Boil the oats in water for 10 minutes until the grain softens. Strain the water and place the oats in a medium bowl.
  2. Dice the cucumber and carrot into small pieces and mix with the oats.
  3. Add fresh yoghurt to this mixture along with a pinch of salt.
  4. Place the mixture in a serving bowl, and garnish with almonds or any nut of choice. Alternatively, the nuts can be crushed into a powder and garnished on top.
  5. Refrigerate for 20 minutes and serve chilled.


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