How to cook peas without soaking

ready pea porridge with vegetables

Pea porridge is a storehouse of plant proteins, vitamins, nutrients and amino acids. Thanks to them, the metabolism is improved, the resistance of the human body to various diseases is increased. Nutrients replenish the body with energy, vigor and increase activity.
There are many pea recipes, according to which, it can be prepared without soaking, if you do not have extra time. Usually peas are poured with water for at least 10 hours (as in This recipe). According to the recipe, you can cook without soaking. The main secret of the recipe is that the peas must be rinsed with warm running water, and then pour boiling water over 15 minutes to speed up the cooking time.

What could be tastier and healthier than pea porridge? However, few people cook it. This is a unique porridge that will serve as the main course or side dish for meat, fish. It is best to serve it for breakfast or lunch. A pea-girl is a nourishing, nutritious dish that will permanently eliminate hunger, enrich your body with strength and energy. Thanks to this dish increases physical activity and ability to work. The recipe for pea porridge is quite simple that any hostess can handle. Peas are better to choose crushed to reduce the cooking time. If you like porridge with meat, here's a recipe for you. pea porridge with smoked meats.


Peas 500 grams
Water 1 liter
Onion 1 piece.
Carrots 1 piece.
Tomato paste 2 tablespoons
Salt, spices to taste
Bay leaf 2 piece.
Vegetable oil 60 ml.
Butter 40 grams
Greenery for decoration

The caloric value of the finished dish will be 150 kilocalories per 100 grams of product.


1. A selection of cereals. You will need high-quality crushed peas. Sift it through a sieve and rinse under warm running water. Then fill it with a glass of boiling water for 15 minutes.

soak the peas in the pan

2. Then put the pan on the stove, pour the peas and pour boiling water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover. Boil 30 minutes.

pomitiy peas in the pan

3. In the meantime, you can do vegetables. Grate the carrots, and cut the onion into half rings or cubes (as in This recipe).

chopped carrots and onions on a board

4. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan or cauldron. Fry carrots and onions. Add the prepared tomato paste. If it is sour, you can add one teaspoon of sugar. Mix thoroughly so as not to burn. If you want the dish to acquire the aroma of smoked meat, then feel free to replace the vegetable oil with smoked bacon. This will give spice porridge.

fried vegetables and tomato paste

5. Check the peas. Salt, add spices to taste and bay leaf. Boil another hour on such a fire with the lid closed. Stir occasionally.

boiled peas in a pan

6. After the time, add the roasted vegetables to the porridge. Stir. Cover and cook 10 minutes.

all the ingredients in the pan

7. Tasty pea porridge with vegetables is ready. Before serving, pour it with melted butter, and steal parsley leaves.

Follow the recipe, and you get a culinary masterpiece that will appeal to all your household.

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Tips for cooking peas in a special recipe

  • Porridge is very thick? Do not despair, dilute it with hot water. Add a piece of butter.
  • Peas can be cooked in broth
  • To make porridge get refined aroma and taste, use coriander, allspice and other spices in cooking.
  • You can serve as a side dish or as a main dish. Pea porridge perfectly with fresh vegetables and salads.

The beneficial properties of peas

Pea porridge is not only nourishing, tasty and fragrant, but also very useful for children and adults.

  • This porridge is a source of nutrients, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. The mineral composition of peas: zinc, copper, nickel, iron, calcium, vanadium, and many others. It is rich in macronutrients: chlorine, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium and sulfur. Vitamins: PP, A, H, B, E.
  • The finished dish contains a lot of protein, so it is an indispensable part of the diet of athletes and people leading an active lifestyle.
  • Peppermint is part of the diet, due to its low calorie content. Porridge cooked in water without various additives, contains 90 kcal per 100 gram.
  • This gruel contains an amino acid such as lysine, which helps get rid of depression, fatigue, insomnia, herpes and heart ailments.
  • Thanks to vitamin A contained in the gruel, the general condition of the body improves, hair, nails and teeth become stronger. Get healthy color and look.
  • This dish is an excellent means of cleansing the body from harmful substances, toxins and slags. Improves metabolism and internal microflora.
  • It is necessary to consume porridge 3 once a week to feel the benefits, but not more often. It also strengthens the immune system and helps to overcome viral diseases.

As you can see, regular consumption of porridge from peas, has a positive effect not only on the general condition of the body, but also on each internal organ.

Harmful properties of the dish

There are the following restrictions on the use of this poppy.

  1. Allergic reactions, intolerance of the product.
  2. Do not abuse, otherwise, perhaps, abdominal distention, gas formation, problems with a chair.
  3. Doctors are not advised to add to the diet of people with a sick stomach or intestines.
  4. It is forbidden to use for gout and diabetes.

Prepare the peas according to the suggested recipe and surprise your household with a delicious dish.

Updated: 05.11.2018

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  1. Nastyushka

    thanks for the recipe! I cooked peas twice according to your recipe, it turns out very tasty, the whole family likes it. I want to note that I did not know how to cook such porridge before.

  2. Andrei

    tomato paste and pea incompatible things

  3. Yura

    If you do not own the information, then do not mislead people! Who told you that peas cannot be diabetics? This is complete nonsense, you can not rice and corn, and the peas just can and should be in any form, so remove this line from the description.

  4. yayayayayaya

    I hate when a tomato is shoved in peas in canned food

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