Article Contents

  • 1 Subtleties cooking
  • 2 Classic recipes
    • 2.1 on milk
    • 2.2 On the water
  • 3 Original recipes
    • 3.1 With pumpkin
    • 3.2 raisin

To prepare porridge using cereals or cereal.Krupa more valuable from a dietary point of view.Dishes from it went into history as cooking porridzh names (porridge for Scottish), granola (with nuts and honey dish).The disadvantage is the long-cooking cereals period up to 2 hours.Therefore, in modern cooking flakes are used more often.

last produced from cereals, which flattened and sanded.For the first time about the convenience and benefits of cooking porridge of oatmeal said Americans.Quaker Oats Company has established production of the product in 1901.Since then, the technology has not changed much, only to increase the nutritional value of cereal they began to add bran, fiber-rich, to saturate with minerals, vitamins.The first samples of enriched cereal appeared in the US in 1980.In our country, the most delicious and wholesome

oatmeal produced under the "Hercules" trademark.

Subtleties cooking

to the question of how to cook porridge, it is extremely important to choose the product.There are several varieties of cereals and flakes.If you are using uncrushed steamed groats, cooking time should be up to 2 hours.For cereal brand "Extra" is actual cooking for 5-15 minutes."Hercules" comprises less flattened oat grains cooked so long, up to 20 minutes.

But other similar appliances.

  • Irrigate need to rump, but not flakes.Oatmeal "Extra" can lay in the pan directly from the packaging.
  • not broken barley should be soaked in water .It is desirable to leave it for 2 hours and then boiled in boiling water.The pre-soak it comes to readiness for 1 hour.
  • bigger oatmeal, the longer they are boiled soft .The smallest (Class "Extra 3") reach readiness for 5 minutes.Major ( "Extra 1") should be boiled for 15 minutes.
  • proportions depend on the desired consistency of oatmeal .For thick porridge using two parts to one part liquid flakes.For meals average density is necessary to take 1 cup of cereal and 3 - liquid.Kashka-gruel, very fluid for a baby, you get 1 cup of cereal and 4 cups of liquid.
  • Absorb cereals and cereal necessary in boiling water .Then wait for boiling mass to make a small fire and protomai it until tender.After removing the pan from the heat, do not apply directly porridge.She needs to give time to be rested under the hood.It must be the same as required for a cooking product.
  • Oatmeal unpretentious, it is possible to cook on the stove and in the microwave .But at last you will be able to cook only flakes, while the rump is necessary to tenderize long in the pan.
To prepare the porridge in the microwave, mix milk, cereals, sugar and salt in a glass pan and cook for 10 minutes.Put in a container of butter and cook for 5 minutes.Serve the porridge can immediately.

Porridge oats will be tastier if you add it beneficial ingredients.Cooking can be flakes with raisins, nuts, candied fruit.You can add honey instead of sugar just before serving food to impart a sweet taste.Garnish with slices of fresh fruit gruel, pomegranate, banana slices.It is advisable and homemade jam, which when submitting the porridge is cooked without sugar.

Classic recipes

the first time about the details of the preparation of the product told Russian theorist William Pohlebkin cooking.According to the historian, the cooking technique should be different for the preparation of meals to the child and the adult.For a kid, it is desirable to use cereals, strongly flattened, as his digestive system can not tolerate coarse fibers unground cereals.For an adult to be boiled not broken grain to fill them with salt, oil.Most Valuable - recipe of oatmeal in the water, which is prepared and sugar-free and without salt.

However palatability healthy dishes can permanently "scare" your loved ones from the valuable cereals.Despite the fact that the porridge with sugar, more calories (360 calories per 100 grams of product), using her body to where we bring more good than not eating at all.Therefore, we offer you recipes for delicious dishes with milk and water.

on milk

not accidentally oatmeal porridge is considered ideal breakfast with milk.It creates a feeling of satiety for 4 hours, and the crude fiber effectively clean the intestines of toxins.

you will need:

  • oat flakes - 1 cup;
  • water - 2 cups;
  • milk - 1 cup;
  • Salt - a pinch;
  • sugar - 1 tbsp.a spoon.


  1. Bring water to a boil, add salt, sugar.
  2. Pour cereal, mix, so as not to appear lumps.
  3. Wait boiling mass, reduce heat.
  4. boil 5 minutes.
  5. Pour milk protomai 7 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat, leave the lid on for 10 minutes.

to feed porridge can be put in the dish pieces of butter or sprinkle it with fruit syrup, jam.For children after three years served porridge with honey instead of sugar, but put it in a warm porridge directly on the plate.

On the water

believed that the oatmeal on the water most useful.The fact that the coarse fiber product effectively rid the body of toxins and fat.If cooking cereals with milk, then the fibers are engaged in breeding of intestine is not settled there food debris and grease from just incoming milk.And substantial benefit dish does not work.

If you want to appreciate the full force of the porridge, use a recipe of cooking water.

you will need:

  • oatmeal (wholemeal) - 1 cup;
  • fresh berries - 100 g;
  • water - 2 cups.


  1. Warm water to a boil.
  2. Stir flakes, boil for 15 minutes.Add
  3. feeding berries whole or pureed.

This product is delicious and nutritious.To satisfy its palatability, it is possible to use a little bit of dried fruit.Due to the lack of natural gluten and artificial sweeteners, porridge binds cholesterol, removes oils and hazardous substances that trigger the development of cancer.

Original recipes

invites you to try new tastes familiar flakes.Prepare pudding with pumpkin for breakfast the most useful.Or with raisins, to support the work of the heart, blood vessels.

with pumpkin

dishes cooking time is increased by adjusting the pumpkin until tender.But boil it until tender is not necessary.The gruel she may crunch, but such consistency is much more preferable for intestinal cleansing.

you will need:

  • oat flakes - 1 cup;
  • pumpkin - 150 g;
  • water - 1 cup;
  • butter - 50 g;
  • milk - 2 cups;
  • salt;
  • sugar - 2 tbsp.spoon.


  1. Peel and finely chop the flesh of the pumpkin.
  2. Combine milk, water, bring to a boil.Add salt, sugar.
  3. Pour cereal, boiled for 5 minutes.
  4. Put the pumpkin, boil 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, leave the lid be well stewed for 10 minutes.

When serving, add a handful of nuts or gruel pour honey.Then the sugar in a dish is not necessary.


Instead of sugar in this recipe we are using condensed milk and vanilla Let us give a wonderful aroma.

you will need:

  • oat flakes - 1 cup;
  • condensed milk - 1 tbsp.a spoon;
  • water - 1 cup;
  • vanilla - pinch;
  • Salt - a pinch;
  • milk - 2 cups;
  • butter - 10 g;
  • raisins - 2 tbsp.spoon.


  1. Pour hot water raisins for 20 minutes, drain, rinse.
  2. Mix milk and water, boil.Add the condensed milk, vanilla.
  3. Stir flakes, boil 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add raisins, butter, leave the lid on for 10 minutes.

look attractive in this dish pine nuts, slices of fresh apple, flaxseed, sesame.

As you can see, the secrets of how to boil milk porridge and a dish of water, are simple.Try to use them for the preparation of original and delicious breakfast.