How to cook crumbly buckwheat in 3 minutes: revealing the secret

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Buckwheat porridge on the water. Source: depositphotos.com

Buckwheat is a tasty, versatile, and beloved cereal. It is usually cooked as a side dish and is often supplemented with mushrooms, meat, vegetables, minced meat, and even gravy. At the same time, not everyone likes to stand at the stove and cook grits. There is an easier way to do it.

The FoodOboz editorial team has gathered information and will tell you how to cook crumbly buckwheat in 3 minutes.

How to properly cook buckwheat

The main secret to cooking buckwheat is to soak it for several hours, preferably overnight. It is also very important to keep the proportions of water and cereal correct.


  • buckwheat groats
  • water
  • salt
  • butter

Method of preparation:

1. First, you need to sort and rinse the cereal.

How to cook buckwheat so that it is crumbly

2. Next, pour buckwheat into a saucepan and cover it with water in a ratio of 1:2, add salt. Leave the groats in this form for the whole night.

3. In the morning, the buckwheat will be almost ready to eat. It should be cooked for about 3-5 minutes under a lid over moderate heat.

Buckwheat without cooking

4. Add butter to the finished porridge, stir and serve. Enjoy your meal!

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL reported what kind of porridge you shouldn't eat every day and why.

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