Teff Porridge
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This recipe was developed especially for Bob's Red Mill by renowned whole grain specialist, Lorna Sass, author of Whole Grains Every Day Every Way
Recipe type: Breakfast
  • 1 cup Teff Whole Grain
  • 1 T butter, cut into small pieces
  • ¼ t ground cloves
  • ¾ cup pitted dates (halved crosswise) or date pieces
  • ¼ t salt
  • 3 to 4 T honey
  • ½ cup walnut pieces
  • Milk or cream for serving (optional)
  1. Set a heavy, 2 qt pan over medium heat. Add the Teff and toast, stirring frequently until the grains emit a mild, toasty aroma and begin to pop (3-6 minutes).
  2. Turn off the heat and stand back to avoid sputtering.
  3. Add 3 cups of boiling water, the butter and cloves. Stir well.
  4. Turn the heat to medium, cover and cook at a gentle boil for 10 minutes, stirring from time to time and mashing any lumps.
  5. Stir in the dates, salt and honey, to taste. Cover and continue cooking until the grains are tender.
Recipe by Cancer Dietitian at https://www.cancerdietitian.com/wordpress/2013/01/what-is-teff-info-and-recipes-for-this-whole-grain.html