Lentil is a popular grain crop from the legume family, very useful and tasty. There are many recipes for its preparation. We will get acquainted with them today.
In order to have more protein and fiber in the dish,The British propose to mix oatmeal and lentils. This kind of breakfast is traditionally served in many families. How is this lentil porridge prepared? The recipe is pretty simple. Usually red varieties are used, although, due to neutral taste, any kind of culture suits such a meal. So: 70-75 g of lentils requires 250-300 g of oat flakes, a little cinnamon (to taste), as much salt, a handful or two raisins, you can add prunes or pieces of dried apples, dried cherries (also at your discretion), milk sugar or honey, syrup or jam for sweetness. Brewed so porridge of lentils: the prescription prescribes to start with beans. In a saucepan pour 0.5 cups of water or a little more, cover the lentils, bring to a boil and boil for about 40-45 minutes. Then fill in the flakes of oats, cinnamon and salt, pour in another 2 cups of water and cook until all components are softened and ready, and the water will partially evaporate, and partially absorbed by the grain. At the end of the preparation add raisins and other dried fruits. What is filling such a mess of lentils? The recipe recommends that you pour milk into it (how thick or liquid the dish should be, decide for you), put a little butter and sweeten it to taste with jam, honey, etc. These ingredients will last for 4 servings. We think you will be very pleased with the result!
Lentil banana dessert
Another version of sweet porridge can be prepared withusing a banana. The nutritional value of the dish and the utility for health increase at times. And the taste, it is worth noting, is also very, very pleasant! In order to succeed our porridge from lentils, the recipe advises to pre-soak the beans for several hours. By the way, if you do the same, understanding the previous recipe, this will be correct. Then cook the dish almost to the full. If the water is left, drain it, add milk, let it boil, and cook for another 10 minutes, so that the beans absorb the milk. Preparation of porridge from lentils is almost finished. Remove the pan from the fire, put the butter, sweeten. Pound 1-2 fresh bananas into a slurry and mix with lentils. And enjoy the yummy! This version of the porridge, and the one that you offered above, will certainly be to the taste of children.
Lentil porridge with gravy
And if you are interested not in fruit, but in commonporridge from lentils - how to cook it? The basic technology you already know: to sort, rinse, soak, then pour fresh water and cook until ready, pouring. At this time, make a roast: 1-2 onions cut into half rings, fry until golden, add 4-5 finely chopped tomatoes or tomato paste and put out a little, sprinkling a little, sprinkling with spices. Ready gruel fill with gravy, sprinkle with chopped herbs, serve with cutlets or boiled meat. If you want to make sour cream sauce, half a glass of sour cream or a little more is poured into toasted onions. 3 glasses of water are taken on a glass of lentil.