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how to make amaranth cereal

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how to make amaranth cereal

lilaki | Oct 23, 2010 08:11 PM

hi hounds,

i was at a bulk store today where i spied some amranth grains (or are they seeds?). i bought about 2 cups worth just to try it out. and old coworker of mine used to make hot amaranth cereal (she was sensitive to oatmeal). i eat oatmeal religiously and would like to try making amaranth for some variety.

so, some questions:

- how much does this stuff swell? one cup of raw steel cut oats yields enough breakfast servings for me to last 5 days.

- what is the amaranth to water ratio i should use?

- what is the cooking technique? (boil, simmer, how long, etc.)

- can i cook this in my zojirushi rice cooker (i cook my weekly stash of steel cut oats in my rice cooker and it's super convenient)

thanks in advance for your help!

lilaki

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