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How does one cook kamut? How long? Can it be microwaved?

asked by Jaynor over 3 years ago
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hardlikearmour

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added over 3 years ago

It takes about 1& 1/2 to 2 hours to cook on the stove top. I don't know about microwaving it.

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hardlikearmour

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added over 3 years ago

Oh... I forgot to add how to cook it. Cover with about 2 inches of water and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Can be covered or uncovered. If uncovered you will likely need to add water to keep the grains submerged.

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added over 3 years ago

Assuming you mean the whole grain, soaking overnight will reduce cooking time. Prep and cooking should be the same as wheat berries, for example (Kamut is closely related to our common wheat).

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added over 3 years ago

KAMUT(R) khorasan has a higher protein content than regular wheat and requires more cooking time. Soaking overnight reduces stove top time. A good rule of thumb is 1 1/2 to 2 hours simmering in a covered pot.