Traditional Irish porriage

Making of Traditional Irish porriage

Traditional Irish porriage recipe is extremely healthy and delicious and is one of the best ways to start the day. Traditional Irish porriage is low in fat has low glycemic index also and keeps nourished, as well as helps in regulation of blood sugar levels.  The taste is good and warms from the inside out.

Irish oats are basically oat groats that are cut into half by large steel blades. Irish oats have also been called pinhead or coarse cut oatmeal. They are generally less processed than other kinds of oats. These are considered as one of the healthier grains in the world, with many advantages to the health. Apart from this, there are many benefits of oats. It can lower the risk of heart disease by regulating LDL cholesterol level. 

Well, Insulin sensitivity is also improved and it helps reduce the blood sugar levels. This is why this whole grain is quite appropriate for those people that are suffering from diabetes and excessive blood sugar problems.


1 litre Water = 4 Cups

115 g Pinhead Oatmeal (1 Cup of Oatmeal)

A good pinch of salt

Calories: 115 kcal

Serving – 4


Firstly take water in a pan & bring it to boil.

Then add pinhead oatmeal and salt into it and bring it to boil over a medium heat while stirring with a wooden spoon. 

Well once it starts to thicken then reduce the heat to simmer.

Furthermore cook the porridge on a simmer for 25 minutes stirring it regularly till the porridge is cooked to a smooth as well as creamy consistency.

Once it had reached the desired consistancy then add milk & little honey to it & mix it.

Yet, adding milk to the porridge after it has been cooked actually makes it even more creamier.  It also helps to cool it down slightly so one can eat it without scalding the mouth.

Finally serve hot & enjoy!

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