Hafragrautur / Oats Porridge - Iceland


Hafragrautur, or oatmeal is a staple diet of Icelandic families.

Oats and water or milk are mixed in a pot, left to simmer. Hafragrautur is usually served with a sprinkle of brown sugar or  a handful of raisins or a small cube of butter. This bowl of porridge really brighten our day, because in our we love oats.


Week 4 day 5 of our Mega marathon and this week the theme is Breakfast from Countries.
Serving 3 Persons

Ingredients

1/2 Cup Oats
2 Cups Milk
1/2 Cup Water
1 Tablespoon Sugar ( or more according to your taste)
3 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
1 Tablespoon Raisins - rinsed
A pinch of  freshly grated nutmeg

Method




Soak the oats in water for 3 - 4 minutes.

While the oats are soaking, bring the milk to a boil. When it begins to boil, add the soaked oats along with the liquid. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 5 - 6 minutes or until the mixture becomes very thick.

Remove from heat, stir in nutmeg along with sugar and mix well. Serve it in a bowl spinkle brown sugar and raisins.

Have this comforting  and filling porridge warm.




Labels : Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Healthy, Milk, Oats, Iceland, Continental Cuisine



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sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

10 comments:

  1. Very different and quite an interesting porridge, love the addition of raisins here.

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  2. Porridge is a lovely breakfast and is served in many countries, though in different styles...a good choice for breakfast.

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  3. That is a one healthy breakfast

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  4. Very healthy and filling breakfast.

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  5. That surely sounds like a great way to start the day!

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  6. I did oats porridge too.. :-) Healthy way to start a day na

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  7. simple yet healthy porridge ..

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  8. What a comforting and healthy way to start any day.

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  9. Simple and healthy. I usually add more fruits to it.

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  10. A healthy and yummy way to start the day!

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