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Kasha (Buckwheat with Mushrooms and Onions)



4 portion(s)

  • 1 egg
  • 180 g buckwheat
  • 80 g Butter
  • 2 teaspoons TM vegetable stock concentrate
  • 2-3 cups boiling water
  • 250 g onions
  • 250 g Mushroom

Recipe's preparation

  1. Chop onions in TMX - 5 seconds on speed 5.
    Sauté onions in 40g of butter in TMX bowl - 5 minutes at 100 degrees on speed 2 with MC off.   Add sliced mushrooms to onions and sauté for an additional 2 minutes at 100 degrees but but on reverse/speed 1, MC off.  Remove mixture to a Thermoserver. 
    Put the remaining butter in the TMX bowl. Melt the butter 30 seconds at 50 degrees C on speed 2. Add the egg and  beat 15 seconds at speed 6. Toss in the buckwheat and mix thoroughly - 10 seconds at reverse/speed 4. Check that the groats of buckwheat are mostly separated and well coated with egg/butter mixture. Lightly toast the buckwheat - 1 minute, 100 degrees,reverse/ speed 1. MC off. 
  2. Add the vegetable or chicken stock and pepper. Set timer for 10 minutes, temperature 100 degrees C and reverse/ speed 1 until the stock is absorbed and the buckwheat groats are fluffy and tender. 
    Take off lid and allow to stand uncovered for ten minutes.
    Add onions and mushrooms to kasha, season with salt and pepper and stir through 20 seconds 90 degrees reverse/speed soft.
  3. Return to Thermoserver.   
    If you want Kasha Varnishkes, then add cooked bowtie noodles to the dish.
    To reheat, put into covered casserole in a slow oven - 100 to 120 degres C for 20 minutes. 

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Converted by Roslyn Teirney from a recipe on p.351 of NMAA Cooks Recipes for Busy Mothers, published by Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia, Nunawading, Vic., 1975.

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  • Very nice! I might try and fry the onions and...

    Submitted by Anastasia.Wilhelm on 19. June 2019 - 15:32.

    Very nice! I might try and fry the onions and mushrooms a little longer next time as I found them still a bit too raw. Great flavours, so healthy and my toddler loved it! ❤️

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  • Have you tried using

    Submitted by Sue Hansen on 11. June 2012 - 22:22.

    Have you tried using buckwheat in the risotto recipe apparantly very nice, I am gong to have a go at this it sounds very interesting.    I loved seeing Tasi on the Masterchef this last week, deffinitely going to come visit if Thermomix don't bring us there first!


    Sue Hansen

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