Pumpkin is considered not only the largest vegetable on our planet, but also a very useful product. Pumpkin porridge for breakfast will allow you to get a boost of energy and vigor for the day ahead. How pumpkin porridge is prepared in a slow cooker will be discussed in our article.
Virtually every housewife in the kitchen has its own arsenal of devices that allow you to simplify the cooking process and significantly save time. One of such wonderful devices is the multicooker. If you want to pamper your household with delicious pumpkin porridge for breakfast, learn the cooking tips, then go to the kitchen and start cooking.
And to make porridge tasty, nutritious, aromatic and healthy, consider some aspects:
- the pumpkin must be ripe and fresh;
- there should be no dents, rot or greenish stains on the fruit;
- the more saturated the color of pumpkin pulp, the sweeter it is;
- for pumpkin porridge, you can take any cereals, in particular, rice, barley, millet, bulgur, barley and even buckwheat;
- sweeten porridge, you can use sugar or honey;
- if you want to reduce the calorie content of the dish, cook porridge on purified water;
- in order to get a rich taste, milk, creamy softened butter and cream should be added to the porridge;
- You can add bright and tasty notes to the familiar porridge by adding dried fruits, candied fruits, as well as frozen berries, for example, blueberries, cranberries, currants, strawberries;
- after cooking, the porridge can be crushed using a blender or mortar;
- pumpkin porridge in the Redmond multicooker is prepared in the following program modes: "Rice-Groats", "Multipovar", "Milk porridge";
- Grind pumpkin pulp in any convenient way: grated, in small cubes, cubes.
Pumpkin porridge in a slow cooker: recipes with photos
As already mentioned, pumpkin porridge can be prepared from any cereals. The exception is buckwheat, because it has a very specific taste in combination with pumpkin pulp. Do not forget that even sweet porridge must be seasoned with a small amount of salt. If you want to preserve the original appearance of grits and pumpkin pulp, after boiling the porridge should not be whipped with a blender.
Select the program mode in accordance with the model and parameters of your multicooker. If you are cooking porridge with pumpkin pulp in the Multipovar mode, then do not forget to set the temperature. Creamy softened butter is best to add after boiling porridge, and then insist the finished dish in a multi-cooker for another 5-10 minutes. So porridge will acquire a rich creamy taste and aroma.
Classic recipe with rice
In the classic version, familiar to many housewives, pumpkin porridge in a slow cooker is cooked with rice. You can use round or oblong, grainy, polished rice. Pre-croup should be washed to a completely clear water. In addition, for the preparation of porridge used a double base - milk and purified water. To pumpkin pulp quickly cooked, it is best to grate it.
- pumpkin pulp - 0.3 kg;
- 0.9 liters of milk;
- 0.6 l of purified water;
- 0.3 kg polished rice;
- sugar and salt - to taste;
- softened butter - 50 g
- To begin, prepare all the necessary components.
- Peel the pumpkin and peel the seeds, and then rub the pulp on a coarse grater.
- Pour purified or boiled water, milk into a multicooker container, and then add crushed pumpkin pulp.
- All components are thoroughly mixed and set the appropriate program mode. To cook pumpkin pulp, it is better to use the mode "Quenching".
- Set the timer for 30 minutes.
- In the meantime, prepare rice cereal. Rinse the rice thoroughly under running water until it becomes clear.
- Leave the rice in a colander to glass the excess liquid.
- After the allotted time for cooking pumpkin porridge in a multi-cooker capacity lay out the rice grits, add creamy softened butter, table salt and granulated sugar.
- For flavor you can add a pinch of vanillin.
- Set the timer for 50 minutes, after selecting the program mode "Quenching".
- Cooking rice porridge with pumpkin pulp to give a sound signal.
- After the allotted time, mix porridge and serve hot to the table.
- In accordance with your personal taste preferences, you can season the finished porridge with butter.
Crumbly millet porridge with pumpkin
Very tasty, crumbly and fragrant it turns out pumpkin porridge with millet, cooked in a slow cooker. Cooking such porridge is best milk-based. To give the finished dish a delicate flavor, try adding vanilla sugar or a drop of essence. If you want to surprise your household, diversify the usual pumpkin porridge bright berry notes. Add fresh cranberries, blueberries or blackberries. Unsurpassed taste of porridge will not leave anyone indifferent. In addition, this dish will be very vitaminized and useful.
- 1 tbsp. millet groats;
- a small pinch of vanilla sugar;
- 2.5 Art. fat milk;
- 0.3 kg pumpkin pulp;
- 2-3 art. l sugar sand.
- Wheat groats are carefully sorted out, removing debris.
- Then we rinse the millet with water so that it becomes transparent, and put it in a separate container.
- Peel the pumpkin, remove the seeds and cut the pulp into equal cubes.
- Pour chilled milk into the multicooker container, then add crushed pumpkin pulp, washed millet groats, granulated sugar and vanilla sugar.
- All components are thoroughly mixed.
- Set the program mode "Milk porridge" or "Cereals" and set the timer for 35 minutes.
- Depending on the capacity of the multicooker and the program, the time for boiling porridge can be longer.
- After giving the sound signal, mix the porridge and season with creamy, softened butter to taste.
Pumpkin porridge - an ideal breakfast dish
If you want to diversify the usual diet, try to make the usual pumpkin porridge in the form of mashed potatoes. Notes of ground cinnamon and raisins will give the dish an unusual taste and exquisite aroma. The uniqueness of this recipe is that you can not add cereal.
- 0.5 kg pumpkin pulp;
- 0.2 l milk;
- ½ tbsp. light raisins;
- ½ tsp cinnamon powder;
- 50 g of water;
- to taste powdered sugar.
- Spread the raisins in a deep container and pour boiling water over it.
- Leave the raisins in such a way that it softens well.
- Cut pumpkin pulp into equivalent cubes, put it into a multi-cooker and pour it over with milk.
- In the mode of "Quenching" cook porridge for 45 minutes.
- After this time, add cinnamon powder and powdered sugar to the boiled pumpkin.
- Using a blender, grind pumpkin pulp to the consistency of mashed potatoes.
- Serve porridge to the table, adding steamed light raisins.
There are many other options for cooking pumpkin pulp porridge. Choose the one that suits your taste. Enjoy your meal!