Prep 2 mins
Cook 8 mins
I got this off the back of a box of Wolff's medium granulation kasha. I don't know if it would work with other granulations, as I haven't tried it! I'm not sure why it says to serve with milk -- I just treated it as if it were microwaved instant oatmeal, and added a couple of packets of Splenda at the end. Edited to add that the nutrition facts are obviously incorrect -- two tablespoons of dried kasha are 85 calories, so if you use water, that should be the calorie count.
- Stir 2 T kasha and a dash of salt into 2/3 cup water or milk in a 2- to 3-cup bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on MEDIUM, 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally until slightly thinner than desired consistency. Let stand 1 to 2 minutes. Serve with milk and favorite sweetener.
Tip: If you make it with milk it will almost certainly overflow in the microwave, you might want to make it with water and put milk/cream on top instead.
Really good! I was craving oatmeal, but can't have it due to the blood sugar spikes it causes. I will say that I will LISTEN to the reviews of those who came before me next time, as I tried to make this with soy milk and ended up having to just cook it on the stove top, as it kept overflowing even when I watched it. I'll try again with just water, using a bigger bowl, and see if that turns out for me. Used plain soy milk, added cinnamon, and a touch of agave to sweeten. Word of advice, if you think your bowl is right, go up a size... ;-) Your microwave will thank you. Thanks for sharing!
This is how I make my buckwheat cereal - I get the toasted groats and prefer their strong flavor without sweetener or anything else; I cook it in water and just add a little coconut oil while it's cooking and some salt, and I add some almond milk once it's in the bowl. This stuff rocks, but it probably helps to be Russian.