Savory Porridge

Savory Porridge

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ chopped onion
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 cup wheat see notes and the amazon link below
  • ½ cup whole grain bulgur wheat see the amazon link below
  • 6 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup plant-based milk


  • Sauté onion and garlic with olive oil.
  • Add the spices and keep sautéing.
  • Add the bulgar and wheat.
  • Add the boiling water and simmer for 25-30 minutes.
  • Blend the porridge for a few pulses.
  • Add the plant-based milk and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Serve with a dash of cinnamon.


  • Wheat choices: You can use a few wheat choices for this recipe. You can use pelted wheat. You can even buy whole wheat berries; you have to cook them longer.
  • Reheating: What is the best way to thin this porridge? It’s as simple as adding liquid. We recommend using plant-based milk.