The recipe for pea-millet porridge

cooked porridge in a plate with a spoon

Millet and pea porridge are very nutritious, valuable and beneficial to the health of the human body. Most people are accustomed to seeing these porridges as a side dish or a full dish, but few know that they can be combined and cooked a combined dish. Such porridge not only has more interesting taste, but also provides the body with a larger portion of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, useful and nutrients.

Pea-millet porridge can be prepared with the addition of various ingredients. If you wish, you can add to it a variety of vegetables, spices, herbs. The recipe for such porridge, which also includes a small amount of roasted minced meat, is very popular.

By including such a dish in your diet, you can significantly improve your body. Pea porridge is a healthy dietary dish rich in starch, vegetable protein, dietary fiber, and vitamins. It is a low-calorie dish. One hundred grams of the finished product contains 90 kcal. Such a porridge is an integral part of sports, medical and diet food. It has a positive effect on the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract, blood vessels and heart, cleanses the blood, normalizes the microflora and strengthens the immune system.

As for millet porridge, it is a source of vitamins, nutrients, amino acids, fiber. The presence of carotene in the composition of cereals plays a special role. This product cleanses the human body from various slags, toxins, stones, fluids and fats. It has a strengthening effect on the immune system, bones, hair and teeth. Regular use of millet porridge makes the skin smooth and supple. Carries out the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. In order not to harm their own health, one should not abuse such dishes. The ideal option is to use such cereals no more than twice a week. If you want to cook pea porridge without millet, cook pea porridge with carrots and onions.

To prepare a combined dish using a special recipe, you need to prepare the following ingredients:


Millet 200 grams
Peas 180 grams
Chicken breast 250 grams
Water 1,5 liters
Onion 1 head
Salt, pepper, spices to taste
Vegetable oil for frying 40 ml
Butter 60 grams


Phased cooking with the provision of detailed photos of the culinary process:

1) Measure out the amount of peeled peas you need.

peas in a bowl

2) Pour it into a fine sieve and rinse thoroughly under running water.

peas in a colander under water

3) Take a convenient pot with a thick bottom, send it to the stove, pour in water and bring to a boil. After that, pour in the washed cereal and cook over low heat.

peas are thrown into the water

4) In the meantime, you can do millet groats. Go through it, remove the various debris, impurities, rinse well with running water. Add to pot with peas. Stir and continue cooking until tender. Add boiling water if necessary, as millet absorbs various liquids quickly.

millet groats under running water

5) While the porridge is boiling, get some dressing. Peel the onion, finely chop.

chopped onions on the board

6) Put the pan on the stove. Pour in vegetable oil, warm carefully and put onions. Fry until golden brown, stirring constantly, so that it does not burn. Do not forget to stir porridge.

fried onions in a pan

7) Then take the chicken breast, wash and cut into small pieces. Add to the onion, fry for twenty minutes until cooked. Do not forget to salt, pepper and add your favorite spices.

chicken fillet on the board

8) Add cooked porridge to the pan and mix. Let it stand for about ten minutes and serve in portions. Cooked according to this recipe porridge turns fragrant and tasty.

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Updated: 24.12.2018

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  1. Valery

    For the first time I tried this porridge in the army of the North Ossetia as a national dish and immediately fell in love with it.

  2. Гурман

    The amount of water is not indicated, the cooking time of peas, too. And podgadat, what would they have ripened at the same time is already an art.

  3. Igor

    I love millet porridge and all pea dishes, too, so I didn’t even guess how to combine them) But in fact, the tastiest porridge turned out, stunned simply, millet and peas complement each other perfectly, plus it combines amazingly with chicken. Thank you for such an unusual, interesting and useful recipe!)

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