You will need
- 2 cups oatmeal;
- 1 liter of water;
- ½ Tsp salt;
- sugar to taste;
- 1-2 tsp of butter.
To start, carefully sort through the Hercules, especially if you're going to cook it for the child. Among the cereals can meet nerazdavlennoy grains, husks, stones, etc. Further pre-treatment, in particular washing and soaking, Hercules is not required.
Stir in the oat flakes in boiling water, add salt and boil on low heat until thick, stirring all the time. Better to do it slowly because rapid mixing slows down the process of cooking cereals.
In the finished porridge add sugar, oil, honey, fruit, raisins, etc. are Very well combined with oatmeal fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, cherries. You can also fill the cereal your favorite jam.
Oatmeal porridge on the water can be cooked in a microwave oven. Pour cereal with water, add salt and cook on full power for 3-4 minutes.
Try to cook the oatmeal with raisins and spices. Pour the cereal in a microwave-safe bowl, add the salt, raisins, sugar, cover. Heat on full power for 3-3,5 minutes, stirring 2-3 times. Then add to taste ground nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, cloves.
Another recipe Herculean porridge for microwave oven: pour the cereal in a bowl, pour a small amount of water and heat on full power 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add nuts, honey, dried apricots, prunes, raisins, stir. Add the water enough to get the porridge is the desired consistency, and heat another 5 minutes, then let stand 10 minutes.
On the packaging of Hercules usually see the recommended cooking time. If the flakes fall apart quickly, you can cook the porridge in a thermos. Pour soup in a thermos of oatmeal, add salt, raisins and pour boiling water. Leave it for 30-40 minutes. This way you can brew and cereals require longer cooking, if you make it the night before.
If you are aiming to lose weight, be sure to include in your diet oat porridge on the waterbecause it is rich in proteins, minerals and contains no starch.