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Recipe: Kasha (Russian Buckwheat Porridge)
- 1 cup buckwheat groats
- 2 cups water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt (adjust to taste)
- Butter or clarified butter for serving
- Rinse the buckwheat groats under cold water to remove any impurities.
- In a saucepan, add the rinsed buckwheat groats, water, and salt.
- Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat.
- Once it starts boiling, reduce the heat to low, cover the saucepan with a lid, and let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until the water is absorbed and the buckwheat is tender.
- Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it sit, covered, for another 5 minutes to allow the steam to finish cooking the buckwheat.
- Fluff the buckwheat with a fork and transfer it to a serving bowl.
- Serve the kasha hot, drizzled with melted butter or clarified butter.
Kasha is a traditional Russian porridge made with buckwheat groats. It is commonly enjoyed as a breakfast dish, but it can also be served as a side dish with stews or roasted vegetables.
This is a simple and basic version of Kasha. You can always add herbs, spices, or other ingredients of your choice to enhance the flavour.