Buckwheat Kasha with Mushrooms

Buckwheat Kasha with Mushrooms

This is a great Lenten vegetarian dish.

Oxana Putan
Serves: 6
1 pound white (button) mushrooms
1 medium onion (about 6 oz)
2 cups buckwheat groats
2 oz vegetable (sunflower) oil
1 heaping teaspoon salt
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It can be served as an accompaniment or on its own.

Chop the onions to your liking (into semicircles or cubes).

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Rinse the mushrooms under running water, place in a colander and let the water drain.

Cut the mushrooms into large pieces.

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Place the onion into a frying pan.  

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 Add 2/3 of the oil and cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring periodically.

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The onion should cook thoroughly in the oil.

Put the mushrooms into a separate frying pan (or a stew pan) and place on the stove. 

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At first the mushroom will release a lot of liquid.  

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Wait till all of it evaporates (you will see the dry bottom of the pan).

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Add the remaining oil and cook the mushrooms for 5 minutes over medium to high heat, stirring from time to time.

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When the mushrooms are done, transfer to the pan with the onions. 

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Rinse the buckwheat (the best way is to use a whisk to stir the groats in the water).  

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Let the water drain.

Transfer the buckwheat to the pan you used for cooking the mushrooms.

Add 4 cups of water and the salt.

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Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes.

Add in the mushrooms and onion mixture.  

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Stir to combine.

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Continue cooking for 2 more minutes.

Take off the heat and cover.

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Let stand for 10 minutes.

Stir again and serve.

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