24.07.2021

Barley porridge

Porridge has always been considered a traditional Breakfast and is popular in Russian cuisine. Barley cereal is an incredibly healthy dish for people of different ages.

Calorie barley cereal with milk is 111 kcal per 100 grams of product.

The composition of barley porridge milk

In the composition of the barley cereal, milk contains proteins, enzymes, fiber. A lot of it and vitamins (retinol, tocopherol, ergocalciferol, thiamine). There are also trace elements: calcium, magnesium, silicon, sodium, potassium, boron, phosphorus, fluorine, manganese, iron, copper, zinc and others.

Useful properties of millet porridge with milk

Due to the high content of carbohydrates barley porridge with milk is a great source of energy. Its use lies in the ability to cleanse the stomach and intestines, and elimination from the body decay products and toxins. It helps to improve the condition of the skin (gives it smoothness, elasticity and clarity). Energizes muscles, activates the brain and prevents the accumulation of fat. It is useful for digestion, the cardiovascular diseases and kidney problems.

Barley porridge milk in cooking

The process of making barley porridge in milk as follows:

Half a Cup of grits, rinse and cover with cold water. Leave soaked overnight.

In the morning drain the remains has not been absorbed by the water and pour the cereal (which is expected to increase approximately two times) a glass of boiling water.
Cook the porridge for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly. If necessary, add more water as porridge in the cooking process thickens very quickly.

Season with salt and sugar, stir and cook for about 3 minutes.

Then pour in half a Cup of porridge (if very thick, more) milk and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Ready porridge can be flavored with butter and decorate with fruit (e.g., banana). Please note that when cooking it increases in volume almost five times. Barley porridge with milk has a pretty viscous consistency (similar to oatmeal).

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