Learn how you can make a delicious nutritious breakfast using only two ingredients: buckwheat and milk. Creamy buckwheat porridge was my favorite thing to have for breakfast when I was growing. This recipe is not only great on its own, but you can use it if you have any leftover cooked buckwheat from a previous dinner.

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There are many ways to make buckwheat porridge with milk. The ingredients are pretty the stay but the steps to follow are totally opposite. I am not lying when I say I tried them all and the one that I am sharing is the best.

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What is the ratio of liquid to buckwheat for porridge? For this recipe, we will be using four cups of liquid for one cup of buckwheat: 2 cups of water to cook buckwheat and then two more cups of milk. However, when you add milk you can adjust its amount to your needs. Pour more, if you want more runny porridge.

Ingredients for Buckwheat Porridge:

Ingredients for Buckwheat Porridge

  • 1 cup buckwheat;
  • 2 cups water;
  • 2 cups milk;
  • 30 g butter;
  • A pinch of salt;
  • 1 tbsp. sugar.

How to cook buckwheat with milk for breakfast:

  • Rinse buckwheat under cool running water (besides, you need to pay more attention when you are choosing buckwheat in the store).
  • Get 2 cups of water to boiling in a pot on the high heat.

Boil water on the stove

  • Add rinsed buckwheat and wait until the water starts boiling.

Add rinsed buckwheat

  • Then lower the heat to medium. Porridge should be constantly simmering.

Lower the heat to medium

  • Cook buckwheat until it is fully cooked. As a rule, it takes from 15 to 20 minutes to make it happen.

Cook for 15 minutes

  • In a separate saucepan warm up milk, (do not let it boil on the stove!).

Warm up milk

  • Pour warm milk into the pan with cooked buckwheat and leave it on the medium heat.

Pour milk into the pot with buckwheat

  • Add a pinch of salt and a tablespoon of sugar. Note that the amount of sugar that you add is up to you. For me, one tablespoon is enough.

Add sugar

  • Do not forget to add butter, too.

Add butter

  • When the milk starts boiling, take the pot from the stove and cover it with a lid. Leave porridge for 10 minutes before serving!

Serve warm

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Buckwheat for Breakfast

For those, who are making porridge from leftovers, you skip the first four steps in the above recipe. Simply, warm up milk in a pot and add cooked buckwheat that you have. Add sugar with butter and wait until the mixture starts boiling to get the pot from the stove. Leave it for several minutes for all the flavor to open up.

Buckwheat Recipe for Breakfast

Learn how to make a tasty delicious breakfast for your family. Several common ingredients and you have a perfect nutritious dish!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: buckwheat recipe, buckwheat with milk for breakfast, how to cook buckwheat with milk, milky buckwheat porridge
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 120kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup buckwheat
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 30 g butter
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp. sugar

Instructions

  • Rinse buckwheat under cool running water (besides, you need to pay more attention when you are choosing buckwheat in the store).
  • Get 2 cups of water to boiling in a pot on the high heat.
  • Add rinsed buckwheat and wait until the water starts boiling.
  • Then lower the heat to medium. Porridge should be constantly simmering.
  • Cook buckwheat until it is fully cooked. As a rule, it takes from 15 to 20 minutes to make it happen.
  • In a separate saucepan warm up milk, (do not let it boil on the stove!).
  • Pour warm milk into the pan with cooked buckwheat and leave it on the medium heat.
  • Add a pinch of salt and a tablespoon of sugar. Note that the amount of sugar that you add is up to you. For me, one tablespoon is enough.
  • Do not forget to add butter, too.
  • When the milk starts boiling, take the pot from the stove and cover it with a lid. Leave porridge for 10 minutes before serving!

Notes

*calories per 100g

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