Spelled is considered the progenitor of all modern wheat varieties. Sometimes it is also called spelled. It is known that spelled, the useful properties of which are able to surprise anyone, also has outstanding taste qualities and is world famous. It is very difficult to grind, because the cereal is made together with spikelets and flowers. So what is the use of spelled and how can it be cooked?
Spelled spelled: useful properties
Spelled is a high-protein, low-calorie product containing many essential amino acids. Many nutritionists believe that some modern diseases have appeared precisely because of the refusal of people to use spelled, because this grain contains the entire set of chromosomes.
For all slimming products, the spelled is considered the ideal product - the caloric content of cereals is only 127 Kcal. It contains 5.5 g of proteins, a total of 0.85 g of fat and 26.4 g of carbohydrates.
If we compare it with wheat, then, first of all, it is worth noting that the spelled contains much more useful elements, vitamins, and also minerals. Eating this cereal all the time, you can normalize the sugar level, strengthen the immune system, improve the activity of the heart, nervous and digestive system.
- First you need to rinse the cereal: this should be done very carefully, because the classic porridge must be quite viscous.
- Now you need to pour the washed grits, pour it with cold water and put on the fire. The main thing is when the water boils, you should remove the foam in time.
- After that, you need to turn down the heat, cover the mixture with a lid and leave to cook until the spelled has completely absorbed the water. It is very important to cover the pan, otherwise the croup will harden, and the dish will not taste good. Be sure to periodically stir the spelled, otherwise the porridge will burn.
- After 20 minutes, porridge should be ready. It can be served as a side dish or as a dessert, adding a little sugar, as well as dried fruit. If you serve porridge as a side dish, then you need to add the bay leaf and salt and pepper.
The main methods of cooking spelled
If there is spelled, how to cook, you can think up, based on the above-mentioned classic recipe. Porridge is an excellent breakfast option, because many are already tired of oatmeal or scrambled eggs.
Recipe for spelled cooked in milk
To porridge was more nutritious, it can be cooked in milk. The ingredients are the same as in the previous recipe, only here we also use milk.
- First you need to rinse the grits well to make the porridge viscous. If you prefer crumbly porridge, then wash spelled is not necessary.
- 1 tbsp. cereals need to pour 1 tbsp. plain water Then you need to put porridge on the fire, and when it boils, cover the container with a lid.
- After 5 minutes pour in porridge 2 tbsp. boiled milk.
- Add some salt and sugar, then leave the spelled cook over low heat for about a quarter of an hour or more.
- Dish must be filled with butter, dried fruit and leave for some time, so that the cereal is well steamed.
Recipe for cooking spelled with bacon
Spelled quite suitable for the main course, if you add it with the right ingredients, for example, bacon and onions. To do this, you need to cook porridge according to the classic recipe. The amount of bacon and onions you take at your discretion.
- Boil spelled already known to us.
- While the spelled will cook, prepare the bacon with onions. Bacon at the same time it is necessary to chop and fry, but so that the cracklings are not formed.
- Onions should also be cut and added to the bacon (if necessary, pour in a little sunflower oil).
- Reduce the heat, cover the pan with a lid and leave to cook for a quarter of an hour.
- When the dressing is ready, add it to the porridge, mix well and can be served at the table.
Spelled spelled allows you to vary the diet, replenishing it with nutrients. It can be used to prepare a variety of dishes. The main thing - do not be afraid to experiment.