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Grain (1 cup)

Amount of Water

Time

Yield





Amaranth

2 1/2 cups

20-25 minutes

2 1/2 cups

Barley, Quick Cooking Pearl

2 cups

10-12

3 cups

Barley, Regular Pearl

3 cups

30-45 minutes

3 1/2 cups

Barley, Hulled

3 cups

1 hour

3 1/2 cups

Buckwheat

2 cups

15 minutes

3 1/2 cups

Bulgur

2 cups

15 minutes

3 cups

Cornmeal

4 cups

10 minutes

3 1/2 cups

Couscous

1 cup

5 minutes

2 cups

Farina, Quick Cooking

4 cups

2-3 minutes

4 cups

Grits

4 1/2 cups

30-40 minutes

4 cups

Grits, Quick Cooking

4 cups

5-7 minutes

4 cups

Millet

3 cups

20-25 minutes

3 1/2 cups

Oats, Rolled, Quick Cooking

2 cups

1 minute

2 cups

Oats, Rolled, Regular

2 cups

5-7 minutes

2 cups

Oat Bran

2 1/2 cups

5 minutes

2 cups

Quinoa

2 cups

15-20 minutes

3 cups

Rice, Long Grain White

2 cups

15 minutes

3 cups

Rice, Regular Brown

2 cups

45 minutes

3 cups

Rice, Wild

2 cups

40 minutes

3 cups

Rye Berries

3 cups

1 hour

3 cups

Rye Flakes

2 cups

10-15 minutes

3 cups

Spelt

3 cups

40-50 minutes

2 1/2 cups

Teff

3 cups

5-20 minutes

3 1/2 cups

Triticale

3 cups

1 hour 45 minutes

2 1/2 cups

Wheat Berries

3 cups

45-60 minutes

2 1/2 cups

Wheat, Cracked

2 cups

12-15 minutes

2 1/4 cups



Basic Cooking Directions for Grains

1. Put grains and water into saucepan.

2. Add 1/2 tsp salt (optional).

3. Cover pan and bring to boil over high heat.

4. Reduce heat to low and simmer for the time specified.

5. Take off heat and let stand covered for 5-10 minutes.

6. Fluff the grain before serving.


Note:

Buckwheat should be added to the water after it starts boiling. After adding the buckwheat,

cover the pan when the water returns to a boil.




Cooking Rice in the Microwave

Rice Type (1 cup)

Hot Water

Salt

Oil or Butter

Power

Cooking Time

Standing Time








White (Long Grain)

2 cups

1 tsp

1 tsp

100%

80%

5-6 minutes, then

9 1/2 – 12 minutes

5-7 minutes

Brown Rice (Long Grain)

2 cups

1 tsp

1 tsp

100%

80%

5-6 minutes, then

22-27 minutes

5-7 minutes


1. Place rice in a covered dish.

2. Add the rest of the ingredients.

3. Microwave for the times indicated.

4. Let stand for the times indicated.

5. Fluff with a fork.



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