COCONUT & TAHINI GRANOLA ~ Milk and cereal is often a very filling and fulfilling meal in itself but is very underrated and never a top option on our minds. I suspect this is because we realise that commercially available cereals are not very healthy for daily use. This is absolutely true but shouldn’t be a deterrent. Homemade granola is easy, healthy and very tasty. Try this one out.
WHAT IS GRANOLA?
Granola is a breakfast food or snack made with rolled oats or old fashioned oats combined with nuts, raisins, seeds, and more healthy ingredients. It is kinda cereal that is combined with milk or yogurt and sometimes even served with fresh fruits. Granola also are available in bars making it easier to have as a snack
This healthy breakfast granola is crisp and loaded with healthy ingredients. It is baked until golden brown with a crunchy texture
- Rolled oats 160 gram
- Black salt 1/4 tsp
- Cinnamon 1/4tsp
- Almonds chopped 25 gram
- Pecans /walnuts 25 gram
- Coconut flakes or coconut chips 20 gram
- Sesame seeds 2tbsp
- Tahini 1/4 cup
- Maple syrup/honey 1/4cup
- Coconut oil 2tbsp
1. Combine all dry ingredients(oats, seeds nuts,salt cinnamon in a mixing bowl.
2. In a small saucepan add honey/maple, coconut oil, tahini. Heat over medium heat for a minute till well combined.
3. Pour tahini mixture over the oats mixture and combined it well
4. Spread granola evenly on the lined baking sheet and bake for 20 -25 minutes stirring once halfway through.
5. Remove baking sheet from the oven and let it cool until it reaches room temperature without stirring it.
6. Break granola into clumps
7. Store in an airtight container.
- Let it cool before diving in. Your homemade granola will continue to crisp up as it cools. It’s tempting to start eating it as soon as it comes out of the oven, but if you let it rest for 15 minutes on the sheet pan, it’ll be extra crisp and toasty – totally worth the wait!
- Add the dried fruit at the end. You don’t want to run the risk of burning your dried fruit in the oven, so stir it into the granola after it cools. That way, you know any dried fruit you add will be soft and chewy, not crisp.
- Freezer-Friendly Instructions: This granola can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before using.