Boyar’s porridge, amber porridge, kulesh, and pumpkin are just a few of the most famous dishes, which are simply impossible to cook without millet or, as it is also called, millet - once the most popular and very delicious grain.
Oddly enough, but many lovers of a slender figure and those who want to lose weight quickly believe that millet porridge calorie content
is simply beyond. But they do not know how much they are mistaken. Despite the fact that kulesh and pumpkin are cereals, just like boyar and amber, the energy value of
these dishes is completely different. In order to answer the question: “How many calories are millet porridge?”, You will first have to decide on the recipe for its preparation.
The most high-calorie millet dish will be kulesh (447-500 kcal per 100 grams), since it is prepared on the basis of pork, rather fatty meat. Boyar porridge has a calorie value of 221.7 kcal, millet porridge friable - 135 kcal, pumpkin - 158 kcal. And these data cannot be considered unambiguously true because they depend on the amount of oil, milk, sugar, dried fruit, meat included in the recipe. But, despite the calorie content, pumpkin porridge can not be compared with anything . Here are a couple of recipes for its preparation.
There are many options and recipes that use grits and pumpkin, but millet porridge is the most common. We leave the calorie content of this dish aside, but it’s better to note that thanks to the pumpkin it turns out to be sweet, fragrant and crumbly. Depending on how you are used to cooking porridge, you can use milk or water. To prepare two servings of the finished dish, use 100 g of pumpkin, 100 g of millet, 250 ml of milk, 10 g of butter, salt and sugar to taste. Rinse the grits before cooking. Peel the pumpkin, cut it into small cubes. Put the ingredients in a double boiler and fill them with 100 ml of milk and 100 ml of water. They should be steamed for 30 minutes. Now add the remaining milk, salt and sweeten. Five minutes later, the porridge is ready. If desired, you can flavor it with oil and garnish with cherries or any other berries.
In early autumn, when a young pumpkin ripens, a seasonal dish is prepared - millet porridge with pumpkin. The calorie content of this dish will be so small that it is perfect for those who monitor their weight.
So, pre-cook a small pumpkin for a couple, take boiled millet and any berries (to your taste).
Next, follow these steps:
1. Cut the pumpkin into two so that it makes a lid and a bowl.
2. Take a spoonful of pumpkin seeds.
3. Fill the pumpkin bowl with millet and berries, you can add your favorite spices.
4. Put the “lid” on the “cup” and wrap everything in parchment. Put in the dishes for the microwave. Make sure that the pumpkin is well wrapped - otherwise it will become dry after cooking in the microwave.
5. Microwave 4 minutes at maximum power. If this time is short, then extend it until the pumpkin is soft.
That's all, millet porridge, whose calorific value is quite low, is ready.
You can also experiment a bit, turn on your imagination and cook other dishes yourself, which are based on millet porridge.
Change the calorie content of these culinary works at your discretion. And Bon Appetit!