Advice 1: How to cook delicious porridge

Semolina porridge prepared for children in kindergartens and at home moms are fed a nutritious meal for their kids. Properly cooked semolina porridge has a smooth consistency and a pleasant taste. To prepare a delicious semolina porridge is not difficult, if to be creative and to follow some rules.
How to cook delicious porridge
You will need
    • semolina – 3 tbsp;
    • milk – 400-500 ml;
    • sugar – 3 tbsp;
    • water – 20-30 ml;
    • butter – 20-30 g per serving.
Select one of the two ways of cooking delicious semolina porridge. The first method is good for feeding children and one for adults.
First sposobnostima stainless steel pan, pour on the bottom of the cold water (cold water use to ensure that the milk is not burnt). Then pour the milk into the pan and only then put on fire. Bringing the milk to a boil, constantly make sure that it didn't run.While the milk doesn't boil, pour the desired quantity of semolina and sugar in a separate container. Once the milk comes to a boil, reduce heat and, stirring constantly, in small portions, add milk sugar. After take sugar with semolina. It is necessary to pour in a thin stream, so that eventually the oatmeal without lumps. On the basis of convenience, semolina can pour through a sieve. All this stir with a fork.Semolina porridge cook for 4-5 minutes and stir all the time. Porridge is supposed to be liquid and without lumps. After the fire is off, cover the pot of porridge cover and let steep for 10-15 minutes. Cooked cereal pour on plates, on top place a slice of butter.
The second sposobnostima pan with wide margins. Heat the semolina in butter on the pan until slightly yellow, don't let her burn. Pour the semolina in a pan with milk or mixture of milk with water (about 1 to 1,1). Immediately start mix and allow to writing a rolling boil for 2-3 minutes. Then tightly close the lid and leave on until the swelling cereal. This semolina pudding is very tasty and more like the one that was prepared by our grandmothers. And these ingredients will be enough for three persons.
Useful advice
Children do not usually go into raptures at the sight of semolina, so attract their attention to it by putting in the cereal, nuts, dried fruit, sliced fresh fruit, chocolate. Can also invite children to decorate the porridge with jam or jelly. From such a bright Goodies the kids can't refuse.

Advice 2 : How to cook semolina without lumps

If your kids hate porridge because of the large number of lumps and films it, then use the following subtleties and treat loved ones the delicious and healthy porridge.
How to cook semolina without lumps
You will need
  • - 1 tbsp. milk;
  • - 3 tsp of semolina;
  • - 1-2 tbsp sugar (to taste);
  • - ¼ Tsp salt;
  • - 10 g of butter;
  • - berries (jam, jam).
Pour cold milk in a saucepan. For cooking semolina, select a small pan having a long handle, as this capacity will be convenient to manage in a time when porridge will begin to rise when boiling. Add the milk, salt and sugar, the amount of which depends on the taste of the porridge you love: sweet or salty. In case you are going to add a dish of fresh berries, jam or marmalade, sugar can not be used.
The next stage will be the most important in the preparation of semolina porridge without lumps. Usually recipes suggest to fill the semolina into the milk in a thin stream. In any case, so don't do it if you don't want lumps at the moment of contact adhesive proteins and parts of semolina and hot milk. Thus, there is a brewing and enveloping the grains of semolina its adhesive part. To lumps we must add the semolina exclusively in cold milk. If you add semolina in the cooled milk, then grains to absorb the liquid and swell during cooking, do not form lumps.
Cool the milk and only then put in it the semolina. Place the milk with the semolina on medium heat and cook the semolina, stirring constantly with her. Stir the porridge must be sure during the entire cooking process, otherwise semolina grain will settle to the bottom and stuck to the pan.
Once the milk starts to boil, lower the heat slightly, put a pot of porridge on the edge of the burner and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, product. Do this for 2-3 minutes, until the porridge thickens to the point where it will be easy to drain with a spoon and a well-mixed, i.e., semolina is supposed to be and not thick, and not runny.
Then pour the porridge from the pan into a bowl, add a knob of butter, stir until lightly cool. In addition, to improve the taste of semolina you can add fresh berries (strawberries, raspberries, strawberries, etc.), also preserves or jam. Semolina porridge without lumps the ready and it is with great pleasure that is!
Useful advice
If you prepare porridge for a child, then these ingredients is enough. To prepare the adult portions increase the amount of milk to one and a half cups with a proportional increase in other products.

Advice 3 : The magical transformation of semolina

In the Russian Empire honey semolina was considered "aristocratic delicacy". In Soviet Russia gradually turned into the nightmare of all young children. Slippery, sticky, lumpy, and skin... the Princess turned into Cinderella. Why did this happen? And how to cook porridge, to inspire children and adults?
The magical transformation of semolina

Semolina – coarsely ground flour from durum wheat. It cooks in minutes, is well digested, contains a minimal amount of fiber (0,2%), rich in vegetable protein and starch. This is the only cereal that is digested in the lower intestine and only there absorbed in its walls. That is why it is included in diets prescribed for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. In General, not a mess, and some holiday health (except for diabetics it is strictly contraindicated, and for children up to years, it is not recommended).

Extraordinary ease of preparation, coupled with the low cost and health benefits, made porridge very popular. This deceptive simplicity has led to the fact that was produced as a "by eye". And it turned out... tasteless.

How to cook the classic porridge with milk without lumps

In fact, the rules of cooking semolina simple. Cook the semolina in the milk is necessary. And very strictly observed proportion (per litre of milk – half Cup grits).

Milk bring to the boil and, stirring constantly, trickle pour semolina. The stream should not be "the thinner, the better" as suggested by many. The fact that on the surface of boiling milk formed foam, and the lightest grains of semolina are unable to cope with this obstacle. That is why the mess and appear lumps. So the secret to cooking semolina porridge without lumps – pour cereal bolder.

Porridge need to cook, stirring constantly, a minute or two. Then turn off the heat, close the pan with a lid and let the porridge to stand for 10-15 minutes. During this time she "comes to the condition."

Now the dish can flavor the oil, add pieces of fruit or berries, jam, pre-soaked raisins ... And try real porridge!

How to make semolina pudding in the dessert: the easiest way

Manna porridge is particularly good because it goes well with many products moving and for a main course and gourmet dessert.

The easiest way to prepare a dessert of semolina – pour the still-warm semolina, cooked in milk, portioned silicone cake tins, and then cool and put "mini-pudding on a plate.

Serve this cereal with whipped cream, chocolate or berry sauce, condensed milk, jam -- a Space for creativity there are practically no limits. You can "improve" the cereal, before adding the cooled vanilla or cinnamon, pieces of marmalade or fruit.

As such, the "boring semolina" eat even the fussy kids. It is especially good in the summer heat, when hot cereal is absolutely not desirable. But the portion of such delicacy it will go for a full Breakfast.

But, of course, there are other recipes Manne treats.

Recipe Guriev porridge

The most famous kind of semolina – the one that according to legend invented by count Guriev, Minister of Finance of the Russian Empire, a fair sweet tooth. Rather it can be called Manne cake. Guriev porridge was very fond of Emperor Alexander III, she even appeared in the menu of the festive dinner in honor of his coronation. It is very time consuming, but at the same time very tasty dish.

In order to prepare the Imperial mess, you will need:

  • A 1.25 litre milk or cream
  • 0.5 cups semolina,
  • 0.5 kg of walnuts or pine nuts,
  • 0.5 cups of sugar,
  • 0.5 Cup jam, seedless,
  • 2 tbsp. butter,
  • cardamom (or ground lemon peel, or cinnamon).

Cleaned nuts pour boiling water for a few minutes, then drain in a colander, peel from thin-skinned, dry and chop.

Pour milk or cream into a broad flat fireproof dish and put in preheated oven. After some time on the surface will begin to form a dense, firm milk foam. When the skin is browned – you need to take it with milk and put in a separate bowl, then return the milk in the oven. Just need to collect milk from 8 to 12 foams.

For the remainder of the milk, cook the porridge and pour into it the sugar, spices, chopped nuts. Add the oil and stir it well.

In a fireproof dish with high edges pour a thin layer of semolina (its thickness should be from five millimeters to centimeters), carefully cover it with foam. You can sprinkle the foam with nuts, fruit, candied fruit, etc. Then you pour the second layer, pereselit foam and so on. In the penultimate layer to add a bit of jam.

The resulting "puff" should be put for 10 min in preheated oven. After that, remove the mess, pour the remaining jam or garnish with fruit, sprinkle with nuts and serve in the same dish.

Double-layered manna: a simple dessert of semolina

Of course, there are more simple recipes treats on the basis of semolina. To prepare double layer of manna you will need:

  • 200 g of semolina,
  • 1.25 glass of milk
  • 1.25 cups berry juice (can use cranberry, currant, blueberry),
  • sugar to taste.

Cook two servings of rich and creamy semolina in milk, the other on berry juice.

On a dish, pour a layer of milk porridge, and top with a layer of berries and allow to harden. Cold manna cut into pieces and serve with jam or whipped cream.

Instead of the berry layer you can make chocolate – this will cook the semolina in milk with addition of cocoa powder.

Munk no milk: berry mousse

To prepare this dessert take:

  • 200 g cranberries or blueberries,
  • 200 g of sugar,
  • 4 tbsp semolina.

Mash the berries, add half a Cup of boiling water and steep for 10-15 minutes. Strain, press the berries through cheesecloth. The resulting juice is put in the refrigerator.

The remaining berry "cake" need to fill with water (0.5 l), bring to boil, boil for 5-10 minutes and strain. In the resulting broth add sugar, bring to a boil, stir in semolina. Boil for 1-2 minutes, let it brew.

After this mess need to chill, infuse it with cranberry juice (it has not undergone heat treatment and has preserved all the vitamins) and beat with a mixer to increase the volume in half to two times.

Ready mousse lay on kremanku and put in the fridge for 3-4 hours.

Recipe of semolina porridge on the water: the roasted semolina

Classic semolina cooked in milk. But semolina can be cooked on water, cook a savory porridge, the taste of which is quite unlike the "baby food".

To prepare the semolina on water, take:

  • 1 Cup of semolina,
  • 50 grams of butter,
  • onion,
  • vegetable oil, salt to taste.

Onion peel, chop and fry in vegetable oil until Golden brown.

Semolina fry in a dry pan until light brown.

Pour the prepared grits into the boiling salted water and cook, intensively stirring slowly, 2-3 minutes. Let stand, covered, then season with fried onions.

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