You will need
- 2 Cup oats;
- 1 liter of milk;
- ½ Tsp salt;
- sugar to taste;
- 1-2 tsp of butter.
First, sort through the flakes to clear them from the husk, broken grains and debris. Unlike oats, they do not require preliminary preparation before cooking (washing and soaking).
To cook oat porridge on the classic recipe, boil milk, add salt, then sugar, then pour cereal. Simmer for 10-15 minutes until thick, stirring constantly. Ready porridge to fill with butter.
You can also add fruit, berries, candied fruit, raisins, prunes, nuts, or serve the oatmeal with jam, but in this case cook it without sugar.
Oatmeal can be cooked in a microwave oven. To do this, fill them with milk, add salt, cook on full power for 4 minutes, making sure to not run away the milk. During this time, stir the porridge 2-3 times.
This files most often on the packaging of Hercules write the method of preparation, as a rule, it corresponds to the classical recipe, vary only the recommended cooking time. Small flakes cook 3-5 minutes, larger - 10-15. If you are using oatmeal quick cooking, just in case, add 1-2 minutes, and the willingness of cereal determine the degree of razmernosti of Hercules.
Moreover, the porridge of oatmeal can be cooked in the oven. Stir in the Hercules in a pot, pour boiled milk, add salt, sugar, cover and let it cook gently for in the oven for 30-40 minutes. To milk not escaped, grease pot inside with butter.
For cooking oatmeal can be used as whole milk and concentrated, condensed or dried, diluted with water.
Unpasteurized milk for oatmeal need to pre-boil, cool slightly, again bring to a boil and add cereal.
Want to lose weight oatmeal is suitable as a nutritious Breakfast, as it has high nutritional value and contains no starch. But in this case the milk should be diluted by half with water, and in ready porridge to add the sugar and butter, replacing them with the taste of dried fruit, nuts, etc.