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Not just dry porridge: how to cook buckwheat to please everyone

Kateryna YagovychFood
What to cook buckwheat with. Source: yummytemple.com

Buckwheat boiled in a saucepan often turns out to be rather dry and bland. But this cereal can actually be very tasty. To do this, it needs to be stewed with minced meat and vegetables in a frying pan.

The idea of cooking hearty buckwheat with minced meat was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Alex Mil (mil_alexx_fit). Any minced meat will do.

Not just dry porridge: how to cook buckwheat to please everyone

Ingredients:

  • buckwheat (dry) – 350 g
  • minced meat – 550 g (beef, veal, chicken)
  • onion – 120 g
  • garlic – 2-3 cloves
  • carrots – 140 g
  • herbs (dill and parsley) – 15 g
  • water – 700-900 ml
  • tomatoes – 3 tbsp
  • salt, pepper, paprika

Method of preparation:

Not just dry porridge: how to cook buckwheat to please everyone

1. Pour a drop of oil into the frying pan.

2. Add the chopped onion and garlic.

3. Fry for 3-4 minutes.

Not just dry porridge: how to cook buckwheat to please everyone

4. Add the carrots, cut into large pieces.

5. Stir and cook for another 3-4 minutes.

6. Add the minced meat, stirring, and cook for 10-12 minutes.

Not just dry porridge: how to cook buckwheat to please everyone

7. Add spices and tomato.

8.. Add dry buckwheat and cover with water to cover everything.

Not just dry porridge: how to cook buckwheat to please everyone

9. Stir and cook with the lid closed, over medium heat, until all the water has boiled off, about 15-20 minutes.

Not just dry porridge: how to cook buckwheat to please everyone

10. Sprinkle with chopped herbs.

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