Oatmeal is brought to a boil in water or milk with constant stirring, then turn off the heat and let the porridge brew for 5 minutes under the lid.
Is it necessary to cook oatmeal
You will need – half a glass of water, 3 tablespoons of oatmeal
Oatmeal is usually not boiled, because. production technology involves serving in a soaked form. But still, for children, oatmeal needs to be cooked . The crushed grains are mixed with cold milk and brought to a boil over low heat, after which sugar and butter are added. Ready-made milk porridge is similar in consistency to semolina, but much healthier, because it contains the optimal ratio of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, lecithin and a large number of useful trace elements.
How else to cook oatmeal
The recipes for making oatmeal nutrient mixture are as simple as possible. One of them is to simply dilute oatmeal with water or milk, add a little salt. Previously, this dish was called kulaga. Oatmeal is often used in baby food.
Oatmeal is a fairly well-known and widespread food product in Russia. It appeared in the pre-revolutionary period. At its core, oatmeal is crushed grains of oats, less often barley. But do not confuse with flour made from oats. There is a huge difference in qualities and useful properties, oatmeal is more useful.
For cooking, oat grains are soaked in water for a day. This is done so that the kernels absorb moisture for further germination. In Russia, they traditionally took a bag of grains and lowered it into a deep stream or river. The grains swollen after a day in water are thoroughly steamed, kept for another day at a temperature of up to 60 degrees. Then they are thoroughly dried (in an oven or oven), fried, peeled and pounded. Hence the name – oatmeal.