Jaglanka is often compared to oatmeal because of its similar nutritional values and taste. Unlike oatmeal, however, it is prepared not from cereals but from groats. If you are not familiar with it yet or are looking for ways to prepare it, read on.
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Jaglanka – a treasure for health
Buckwheat It should not be omitted from the menus of people whose domain is healthy nutrition and active lifestyle. It is alkaline and thus prevents acidification of the body, which is one of its most important properties. Another advantage of millet groats is that they are easy to digest, have a beneficial effect on bowel function and contain no gluten.
Particularly noteworthy is the high nutritional value of buckwheat – it contains B vitamins, lecithin, iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, silicon and calcium.
To the list of advantages of millet groats it is worth adding its versatility – it is equally suitable for salty and sweet dishes. Made on the basis of millet groats, millet is a great way to have a nutritious breakfast, a snack during the day or a light supper. There are many recipes for millet, with the most common version being millet cooked in milk with fruit, such as apples or strawberries. A slightly more elaborate dish, but one that also stands out for its unusual taste, is milled millet served with coconut milk.
Milk millet – a recipe for a creamy, filling breakfast or delicious dessert
Jaglanka on milk is distinguished by its velvety form and delicate, interesting taste. Its content of protein, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins makes it perfect for a complete breakfast. It is also a good way to satisfy hunger between meals during an active day.
Prepare: 50 g of millet groats, 1 glass of milk, 1 banana, cinnamon. Rinse the buckwheat thoroughly in warm and then in cold water. Pour the milk into a saucepan, add the groats and cook for several minutes over low heat until a thick paste forms. At the end of cooking add shredded banana, mix. Season with cinnamon and optionally honey.
Jaglanka on water – a diet recipe
Rinse about 50 g of buckwheat several times with running (once warm, once cold) water. Pour a cup of water into a saucepan, add the groats and cook for about 15 minutes. Then mix the groats with a handful of fruit of your choice: grated apples, strawberries, currants, blueberries acai, sliced kiwi or mango, peaches, pears. Add a handful of pumpkin seeds or nuts, and sweeten the millet with xylitol or honey.
Go here to try out recipes for a more traditional version of millet, oatmeal.