Teff Porridge with Figs, Walnuts and Honey

Sign up for our newsletter and always be in the know!
Share this:

Teff Porridge with Figs, Walnuts and Honey
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
Teff Porridge with Figs, Walnuts and Honey is an easy introduction to this tiny, but mightily nutritious grain, packed full of protein. A simple delicious vegan breakfast!
Author:
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • ½ cup Maskal Teff® brown or ivory grain
  • 1½ cups water plus 1 tablespoon
  • Generous 3 finger pinch of warming spices (i.e. ground clove, cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice or 5 spice)
  • Generous 3 finger pinch of kosher salt
  • 6 figs, sliced (or substitute dried figs, adding to the cooking teff for the last 5 minutes, to plump up)
  • 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts, crushed, or substitute any other nut
Instructions
  1. In a small pot, toast teff over medium-high heat until it begins to pop and smells nutty, stirring often – about 3 minutes.
  2. Once you hear its adorable popping, add water slowly along with spices and salt.
  3. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer on low heat for 10 minutes. Give a quick stir. If it seems too thick, add a bit more water to get to your desired consistency. Cook a couple more minutes.
  4. Divide among 2 bowls and top with sliced figs, walnuts and a generous drizzle of honey.
Notes
To read Sylvia's full post on this recipe, go here.

Share this: