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white bowl with buckwheat porridge

How To Cook Buckwheat

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Learn how to cook buckwheat, and serve up a delicious bowl of buckwheat kasha. Serve your buckwheat up in a salad, soup, or even as porridge.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Eastern European


  • 2 cups buckwheat groats
  • 4 cups water


  • Rinse two cups of buckwheat groats really well.
  • In a large pot, combine two cups of buckwheat with four cups of cold water. On medium heat slowly bring to boil.
  • Skim off the foam once.
  • Once boiling, turn off the heat, cover with a lid and leave covered for 30 minutes utill all water absorbs.
  • Serve cold or warm.


Calories: 146kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 6mgPotassium: 196mgFiber: 4gCalcium: 11mgIron: 1mg
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