How much salt to add when cooking buckwheat to make it crumbly
Buckwheat porridge is a very useful dish, both for breakfast and dinner. It is very important to cook it properly so that the porridge retains all its useful properties.
FoodOboz editorial staff shares useful tips on how to cook buckwheat properly so that it does not burn and is crumbly.
For perfect, crumbly buckwheat, the proportions should be as follows: 1 cup of buckwheat to 2 cups of water. If you want the porridge to be viscous, add 2.5-3 cups.
Be sure to add salt when cooking. Firstly, it will reveal the flavor. Secondly, it affects the structure of the porridge. For 1 cup of groats, you will need about 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
It is very important to add spices when cooking buckwheat, as they will reveal the flavor of the porridge to the full. It can be basil, dill, red ground paprika, coriander, oregano or parsley.
Ideal time for cooking porridge
A pot with a thick bottom is the best for porridge. You need to cook it for 20-25 minutes.
Buckwheat should not be stirred during cooking
It shouldn't be stirried if you want a crumbly porridge. It will be enough just to check the readiness with a spoon. If there is no water, then you can remove it from the fire.
Earlier OBOZREVATEL reported how and how long to cook buckwheat in a pot so that it does not not stick to the bottom and is delicious.