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November 22, 2014


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Homemade museli

Muesli/Granola is a popular breakfast dish based on raw rolled oats and other ingredients including grains,fresh or dried fruits,seeds and nuts,mixed with milk,soy milk, yogurt or fruit juice.It is available in a packaged dry form,ready made,or made fresh.There are slight differences between museli and granola.Please find them here.Recent days Sendhil is taking store bought museli & granola bars to his office to have it during break time.As u all know store bought brands are very costly.So i wanted to give it a try at home.When i browsed for the same, i found a very simple and easy recipe here.Its just a three step process.I did some changes in the original recipe and tried it.It came out very well and crunchy.Anyone can make it with easily available ingredientsCool .Sendhil loved it a lot.Even i liked it very much and i am having it for my breakfast once in a week.Its really a healthy,tummy filling breakfast recipe for weight watchers like me and a good replacement for my regular plain(kellogs)corn flakes.Lets see how to prepare granola/Museli at home easily.


Homemade museli recipe

Homemade museli recipe How to make museli/granola at home easily at home
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Breakfast
Serves: 2-3cups
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes

To mix
  • Quick oats - 1 cup ( i used quaker)
  • Kellogs corn flakes - 1/2 cup ( crushed coarsely)
  • Flax seeds - 1/4 cup
  • Hazelnuts - a handful ( roughly chopped)
  • Raisins or dry grapes - A handful ( roughly chopped)
  • Almond/Badam - 1/4 cup ( chop into thin slices)
  • Cranberries or dates - 2 tbsp (optional) , chop roughly
  • Cinnamon powder – 1/2 tsp ( crush 2 inch cinnamon piece into fine powder)
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
  • Honey - 2.5 tbsp
  • Cooking oil or olive oil - 1 tbsp
  • Condensed milk - 1/2 tbsp ( optional)
  • Salt - a pinch

  • Chop the nuts and dry fruits finely and set aside.In a wide bowl,take the oats,flax seeds and coarsely crushed corn flakes.Mix everything well together.
  • To this,add honey,cinnamon powder,vanilla essence,cooking oil and condensed milk(optional).Mix well using your clean hands.Make sure there are no lumps in the mixture.
  • Grease a baking tray with little cooking oil and spread the museli mixture all over the plate.Pre Heat oven in convection mode at 180 c for 10 minutes.Then keep this plate and bake at 180 c in convection mode for 20 –25 minutes.Remove it once in 10 minutes,mix well with a spatula and again bake it.The color of raisins and cranberries would turn golden brown with a nice baked smell.The oats will turn crunchy.Remove after 20 minutes and let it cool completely.After it cools down,it will become super crunchy.Store in an air tight bottle and use as needed.

Enjoy it for your breakfast or lunch adding a cup of hot milk or munch as it is !

Yummy,crunchy homemade granola is ready to munch adding hot milk.Its a tummy filling breakfast recipe for weight watchers Smile.


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great-secret-of-life said...

healthy start for the day! wholesome!

esther said...

Awesome chitra..should v keep it in the fridge? And for how many days it stay fresh.

Chitra said...

No need to refrigerate.Just keep in an air tight box.It stayed good n crispy for me till 5 days but it got over by that time :)

Rafeeda AR said...

Wow... this sounds really interesting... with all those goodness... got to try...

Unknown said...

this is very useful.. looks yummy

Unknown said...

Lovely breakfast,like the last click,superb

priya said...

You havnt mentioned abt condensed milk in the ingredients table and how much to use plz update it.

Chitra said...

Thanks for pointing out priya.I have updated it.Adding condensed milk is completely optional :)