We cook buckwheat porridge for the first complementary meal. Three simple recipes and tips for entering
Dishes based on cereals should form the basis of the ration of young children. To acquaint the kid follows only with useful, safe, hypoallergenic croups. Consider when a child can be given buckwheat porridge for the first meal, how to choose and prepare a delicious treat.
Botanical name of the cereal plant – buckwheat sowing. Popular culture in our country came from the northern part of India and traveled a long way through all of Asia, the Middle East and Europe. It is unpretentious to the climate and soil, it grows practically all over Russia.
Buckwheat refers to the species of herbaceous plants of the family of cereals. The straight and hollow stem does not exceed 70 cm in height, the leaves resemble a heart with a pointed apex. White or pink flowers appear in the middle of summer, attracting many insects. Closer to the autumn, triangular seeds of a grayish hue are tied.
For a longer period of storage, the croup is pre-heat treated. Therefore, buckwheat has a characteristic attractive dark brown color and a rich flavor. On the shelves of shops you can find several types of cereals:
- The kernel. Whole, peeled grain. There are steamed, fried and green seeds, which were not subjected to heat treatment.
- Shed or cut. Crushed buckwheat brewed much faster and the consistency is much softer than the core.
- Ground product. The best option for self-cooking baby porridge for the first complementary meal. The shredded product is easier to digest by a weak digestive system. In selling the product is difficult to find, so you can make ground buckwheat at home using a blender.