How much to cook porridge?

Any porridge is very useful, no wonder because in kindergarten for breakfast this particular dish is served. From this article, young housewives and first movers will learn how much to cook porridge, so that it turns out to be a good consistency and without lumps.

Types of cereals and their cooking time


The semolina is one of the most common types of cereals, and semolina is present in the life of each child. To boil one large portion of semolina, boil a glass of milk, then slowly add a thin stream of 4 teaspoons of cereal and sugar to taste. Now to the question of how much to cook semolina. Note 1-2 minutes after the porridge began to boil and, after this time, remove the pan from the heat. Remember that porridge turned out without lumps, it must be stirred throughout the cooking process. Now cover the pot with the lid and let the brew stand for 10 minutes.

Corn porridge

In order to prepare a delicious corn porridge, take 2 cups of water and milk for 1 cup of cereals, salt and sugar, add to taste. Rinse the corn grits in water and bring to a boil over low heat, then pour the boiled hot milk into it beforehand. Continue cooking porridge 15-20 minutes until cooked.

Wheat cereal

Wheat cereal must be thoroughly washed beforehand. Then pour 1 cup of cereal with 2 cups of water and boil for another 15-20 minutes after boiling over low heat. Dress the finished porridge with butter and salt it.


How much to cook buckwheat porridge probably everyone knows. The most simple in cooking buckwheat, ruin it almost impossible, because it does not secrete starch and does not form lumps. Take grits and water in proportions of 1: 2, place the pan with the contents on a strong fire for the first 5-7 minutes, then gradually reduce the power of the fire, do this until all the water is completely boiled away from the pan. No need to stir porridge and lift the lid while cooking.

Barley porridge

For 1 cup of barley cereal you will need 2.5 glasses of milk or water. Pour the pre-washed cereal in salted liquid, add a little oil and salt to taste, stirring, boil the porridge on low heat until thick, about 15-20 minutes (depends on your plate).


To make oatmeal, pour 1 cup of flour with 3 cups of water and cook over low heat, when all the liquid has boiled down, add 2 cups of hot milk in several steps.Continue to boil the porridge over low heat, stirring until the mass becomes thick, about 15-20 minutes. Add oil, salt and sugar before use. Oatmeal cooks faster if it is pre-soaked (for example, at night, and cook in the morning for 10 minutes).

Rice porrige

Rice porridge is quite capricious in cooking. Rinse the grits well before cooking, preferably in three waters. Take rice and water in proportions 1: 3. Put on low heat and simmer for 30 minutes. During this time, boil the same amount of milk as water took. Pour all the milk into the finished rice and cook for another 30 minutes until cooked.

Barley porridge

Pearl barley in proportions 1: 2 is brought to a boil over medium heat and cooked for another 25 minutes over low heat.

Hercules porridge

Hercules grits need to be poured into already boiling milk, stirring constantly, and boil for at least 20-25 minutes. The time varies depending on the quality of the cereals and the manufacturer.

Pea porridge

To make pea porridge, fill the cereal with water so that it covers it completely. Bring mass to a boil and reduce heat, continue to cook until the peas are completely boiled.At the same time, if the peas were pre-soaked (several hours), then it will boil faster, in 30 minutes. If you cook the peas without first soaking, about 45 minutes. Again, consider the characteristics of your plate.

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