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Buckwheat Porridge with honey drizzling

Buckwheat Porridge Kasha

Buckwheat Porridge is a Russian and Eastern European Breakfast Kasha. Incredibly Healthy, Low GI, and Gluten Free Superfood! Grechka Buckwheat Porridge with Milk (Гречневая каша)
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Russian, Slavic, Ukrainian
Keyword buckwheat groats porridge, Buckwheat kasha, Buckwheat Porridge
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 1 cup roasted buckwheat groats
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons honey or sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2-3 cups milk


  • Wash the toasted buckwheat groats, like you would wash rice. In a medium saucepan, add the buckwheat, 1 tablespoon butter and boiling water. 
  • Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Mix in salt, 1 tablespoon butter and honey.
  • Add milk to the cooked buckwheat. Return to heat to warm up. Serve with honey and fresh fruit.