How to cook semolina porridge

How to cook semolina porridge

Semolina porridge – habitual and all since childhood a familiar dish. However how often at its mention even adults I begin to wave away hands and to say that they hate semolina porridge as nothing is more opposite not than a fir-tree, and children just strive to overturn a plate accidentally. In fact semolina porridge can be very tasty and attractive even for the choosiest little eater. It is only important to know how it is correct to cook it.

It is required to you

  • semolina
    • 120-150 ml.;
    • milk
    • cream or water
    • 500 ml.;
    • small saucepan;
    • desi;
    • natural flavor additives (sugar
    • cinnamon
    • vanillin
    • honey
    • pieces of fruit
    • jam).


1. The most important when cooking semolina porridge – exact observance of proportions by all of components. Take half of liter of milk and 120-150 ml. semolina (about three quarters of a glass). Pour out milk in a small saucepan and put it on fire. That milk didn't burn on a collum, previously rinse a saucepan with cold water.

2. Bring milk to rough boiling and add to it a salt half-teaspoon. Pour out semolina in the boiling milk, incessantly stirring slowly. And grain needs to be poured out all volume not at once, otherwise unpleasant lumps are formed, and evenly disseminating through all surface of milk a sieve or from a spoon. Without ceasing to stir slowly intensively, you cook porridge one or two minutes.

3. When porridge begins to get thick a little, stop stirring it, densely close a pan a cover and leave to stand 10-15 minutes. During this time porridge will inflate and will become dense and homogeneous. This moment is very important. During it porridge develops the peculiar taste and aroma while it slowly "rots" under a cover. It is characteristic that at the same time from grain no useful vitamins are lost.

4. Flavor the infused porridge with a desi and pour on plates. For additional taste it is possible to add any ingredients to ready porridge: sugar, jam, honey, cinnamon, grated chocolate, vanillin, etc. Besides it is possible to add pieces of bananas, apples or tangerines oranges to the porridge which is already poured on plates. All this completely depends on your preferences.

5. If necessary semolina porridge can be cooked on water, adding milk or cream in small amounts only at the end of cooking. In this case all procedure is carried out in the same way, as well as at usual cooking, only instead of milk in the same proportion water undertakes. And before switching off fire and to put doprevat porridge, add milk or cream to it. And then also close a cover for 10-15 minutes.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team