How long to cook lentil porridge?

Cook lentil porridge for half an hour.

How to cook lentil porridge

– 1 cup
Water – 2 cups
Onions – 1 piece
Garlic – 2 cloves
Tomato paste – 1 tablespoon
Salt – 1 teaspoon
Ground red pepper – half a teaspoon
Parsley – 1 bunch
Vegetable oil – 2 tablespoons

How to cook lentil porridge
1. Peel and finely chop 1 onion and 2 garlic cloves.
2. Rinse 1 cup of lentils thoroughly in a colander under running water.
3. Pour lentils into a saucepan, pour 2 cups of water and put on medium heat.
4. Bring the contents of the pot to a boil, reduce the heat (make the smallest) and cook for 30 minutes.
5. Pour 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil into a saucepan, warm over medium heat for 1 minute.
6. Add onion and garlic to the saucepan, stirring, fry for 3 minutes.
7. Add 1 tablespoon of tomato paste, mix the contents of the saucepan, fry for another 2 minutes.
8. Put cooked lentil porridge in a saucepan, add 1 teaspoon of salt, mix everything and heat for 5 minutes.
Serve lentil porridge sprinkled with parsley and ground red pepper.

Sweet lentil porridge with milk

Lentils – 1 cup
Milk – 2 cups
Honey – 1.5 tablespoons
Chopped flax seeds – 1 tablespoon
Walnuts (peeled) – half a glass
Dried apricots – 6 pieces
Apples – 2 pieces

How to cook lentil porridge with milk
1. In the evening, wash the lentils in a colander under the tap, pour into a deep bowl, pour 2 cups of water and leave until the morning. Usually lentils are not soaked, but when lentil porridge is prepared for breakfast, soaking will significantly reduce the cooking time.
2. Wash and cut into small pieces 6 pieces of dried apricots.
3. Remove the skin from 2 apples, remove the core, cut into pieces.
4. Grind apples and nuts with a blender.
5. Pour 2 cups of milk into a saucepan with a thick bottom, add 1 cup of lentils, 1 tablespoon of crushed flax seeds and put on medium heat.
6. After the contents of the pot boil, reduce the heat and cook for 5 minutes.
7. Add dried apricots and honey to the finished lentil porridge, mix.
Serve lentil porridge with applesauce.