Millet Porridge Recipe ( African Porridge/Uji wa Wimbi))
Millet porridge (also known as Uji wa Wimbi in Swahili) is our star in the morning, because not only is it healthy, but also really easy to make. Making this porridge takes about six minutes to cook and is a really quick recipe.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Main Course
Keyword african porridge, millet porridge, uji wa wimbi
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 6minutes
Total Time 11minutes
Author Jayne Rain
250mlwater for mixing flour
2tbsplemon juice (freshly squeezed)
In a large saucepan, add water and bring to boil. To the boiling water, add your sugar and stir once again.
In a small bowl, add 100 grams of millet flour. To that, add250 ml cold water. Mix with a fork, spoon or egg whisk till everything combines and smooth texture is achieved. Avoid lumps in the mixture.
Using an egg whisk in your right hand, stir the boiling water slowly. With the left hand, take the flour-water mixture (make sure it is thoroughly mixed) and slowly pour in the hot water while continuously stirring with the egg whisk in the right hand.
Continue stirring for about one minute until a creamy consistency is obtained. Allow the porridge to simmer slowly on low heat for about 5 minutes.
Finally, add fresh lemon juice, taste and adjust sweetness to your liking. Simmer for another minute or so and your porridge is ready.
Turn of the heat, pour the porridge in a cup or a deep bowl and allow to cool down a little before consuming.
If using milk instead of water, forgo lemon juice. As much as this won’t change the taste, the combination of milk and lemon will give your millet porridge an awkward consistency.
CAUTION!!! Please serve this African millet porridge warm, not hot!!!! Hot Millet Porridge might cause some serious burns.
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