How to cook delicious buckwheat on water


Many hostesses are wondering how to cook buckwheat porridge crumbly, how many calories are in this product, what useful properties has buckwheat. You will find out the answers to all these questions right now.

Buckwheat is the most famous cereal in the world, it is loved by adults and children. Buckwheat can be cooked in water, broth, milk. You will be presented with a recipe for buckwheat porridge on the water, which makes it tasty, wholesome, aromatic. Buckwheat is considered a dietary product, so it copes with problems such as excess weight, cleansing the body from toxins, fats, water, and harmful substances. Nutritionists call buckwheat "folk healer." Its advantage is low calorie content. There are plenty of recipes.

The benefits of buckwheat porridge is quite large. It contains in its composition many vitamins, macro-and micronutrients, amino acids and other beneficial substances. The use of this porridge in the morning allows you to saturate the body with energy and strength for the whole day.

If you do not know how to cook buckwheat, then the recipe for crumbly porridge will definitely come in handy. Thanks to the subtleties of cooking you get crumbly, healthy, tasty porridge. As in this recipe loose buckwheat porridge.


Water 600 ml
Buckwheat 300 grams
Fine salt ½ tsp
Butter 50 g
Vegetable oil 30 ml

The calorie content of the finished porridge will be 105 calories.

Step-by-step cooking

1. Choose high-quality cereals, pay attention to the kernels were whole, not fragmented. Measure out the right amount. Pour out on the table, sort out the garbage, sift through a sieve.

Selected Buckwheat

2. The next step is washing the cereal. Rinse the cereal thoroughly with running water using a colander. Do this until the water is clear.

Washed buckwheat

3. Pour the buckwheat into a bowl, cover with warm water and leave to infuse for 20-40 minutes. This time is enough for it to become swollen, softer. With this manipulation, buckwheat will retain all the nutrients, trace elements.

Soaked buckwheat

4. For cooking, you need a pot or a heat-resistant pan. Put on the stove, pour in vegetable oil. When it is hot, pour the cereal and fry 3 minutes. Pour boiling water, add salt. Cover and cook until ready, until all liquid is absorbed. Boil need to simmer.

Roasted buckwheat groats

5. In the finished dish, add a piece of butter, let it brew. Stir.

Buckwheat with butter in a pan

6. Crumbly buckwheat porridge on the water is ready! Place on portions and decorate with fresh vegetables and greens. Cook with love, tenderness and desire to surprise your household - this is the main secret of tasty porridge. To cook this delicious fragrant porridge, it will take quite a bit of time. Follow the recipe directions, add additional ingredients if desired, and enjoy the result.

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Do you know how buckwheat porridge is useful? Do you know how many calories are contained in 100 grams of the finished product? If not, then remember.

The benefits of buckwheat porridge

Buckwheat is a useful, valuable product for human health and beauty. This has been known since ancient times, when it was called the food of warriors. Grain got its name thanks to the country in which it became famous throughout the world, Greece. This is a storehouse of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, nutrients. Thanks to the useful properties of buckwheat improve your health.

  1. A diet low in calories. It is used during diets. It is considered a useful, indispensable product of a full and healthy diet.
  2. It is rich in vitamins B1, B2, PP, P, E. It contains essential trace elements: iron, zinc, iodine, copper, calcium, manganese, phosphorus. Buckwheat is saturated with organic acids: citric, oxalic. Contains 19% protein.
  3. Buckwheat porridge is the leader among the rest of cereals in nutritional value, benefits, calories, vitamins, and macroelements.
  4. It cleans blood vessels, helps reduce blood cholesterol, thereby reducing the risk of stroke, heart attack, atherosclerosis.
  5. Prevents the development of cancer.
  6. Buckwheat is indispensable in the treatment of hypertension, diabetes, toxicosis in pregnant women, rheumatism, and nephritis.
  7. The benefit is that it helps to cope with viral diseases. Increases, strengthens the immune system. Saturates the body with vitamins with vitamin deficiency, so it is useful to add it to the diet in autumn, winter.
  8. Doctors recommend adding buckwheat to the diet of young children. Thanks to its nutritional value, low calorie content, it has a positive effect on health.
  9. Buckwheat should be added to the menu for the prevention of arthritis, hemorrhoids, heart disease and liver.
  10. Beneficial effect on the state and the work of the gastrointestinal tract. Cleans the body from toxins, toxins, harmful substances. Normalizes the internal microflora.
  11. It is considered an environmentally friendly product.

A healthy diet involves the mandatory use of this type of cereal. In order for it to have a noticeable beneficial effect on the state of the body, it is necessary to regularly include it in the diet. Buckwheat porridge will bring you not only benefits, but also health, longevity.

Harmful properties

Despite all the useful properties of buckwheat, you must adhere to certain rules for its use:

  1. It is forbidden to use in food for a long time. Use no more than three times a week.
  2. Due to the content of starch in the croup, the level of sugar in the blood rises, therefore, it is not recommended to use in large quantities, as well as in diabetes and renal failure. It may be harmful to health.
  3. Add to the diet no more than once a week to hypertensive patients.
  4. May provoke lethargy of the body, general weakness, migraine due to frequent use.

As you can see, the benefits of buckwheat porridge are much more than harm. Therefore, boldly cook it and enter into the diet, but do not abuse. Due to the low content of calories, you can bring the weight back to normal and lose those extra pounds.

Tips for cooking loose buckwheat

There are certain tricks to correctly prepare crumbly porridge. To do this you will need:

  • purified water;
  • keeping the dry to liquid ratio;
  • high-quality grits, washed, roasted in a skillet;
  • properly selected dishes.

Follow these simple rules, follow the cooking technique, according to the proposed recipe, and you will have a delicate, fragrant porridge. Calorie buckwheat porridge in the water is much lower than in milk. Buckwheat porridge cooked according to this recipe contains 105 calories per 100 grams of product. Boil buckwheat and eat with pleasure!

If the kitchen did not have buckwheat, here is another option to cook - millet porridge on water recipe crumbly like buckwheat.

Updated: 24.04.2018

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  1. Eldar

    Bread with sugar (cake) recipe:

    I do this: take the bread, cut off a slice of bread as if on a sandwich, and take sugar, sprinkle sugar on the top of a piece of bread) then chyut-chyut water with sugar, which is on a piece of bread. It is certainly better to use for scoring sugar on top of the bread: milk, coffee, cocoa, syrup, honey

    Bon appetit) I assure you you will like it very much.

  2. Iskander

    Thank you Eldar, it was very tasty, the whole family liked it, it was very unusual, nutritious and useful, it was prepared for the new year)

  3. Eldar

    I like semolina and buckwheat porridge with moines) chyut-chyut like pshonka with rice and peas

    • Eldar

      and I like porridge.

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