Vegetarian Recipe: Kasha, Russian Buckwheat Porridge, Millet Recipe, Quick Breakfast Recipes, No Onion Garlic Recipe

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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


  1. Rinse the buckwheat groats under cold water to remove any impurities.
  2. In a saucepan, add the rinsed buckwheat groats, water, and salt.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat.
  4. 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.
  5. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it sit, covered, for another 5 minutes to allow the steam to finish cooking the buckwheat.
  6. Fluff the buckwheat with a fork and transfer it to a serving bowl.
  7. 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.

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