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All About Breakfast Cure

stirring Masala Chai cook with a Breafast Cure

Cook Breakfast Cure with a Stovetop Method

Although the slow-cooker and instant pot methods offer a “set it and forget it” approach to cooking our meal kits, a common question we get around here is, “Can I cook Breakfast Cure on the stove?” Yes, and there are many reasons cooking breakfast on a burner could come in handy, so we offer our suggestions for success. If you want to try our flavors without sweating the proper appliance, you can cook Breakfast Cure with a stovetop method.

All of our flavors can be cooked this way, but many of the whole grains take quite a few hours, so we suggest starting with white rice-based recipes such as Mango and Sticky Rice and Masala Chai. Stay close, pay attention, stir and add water as needed.

You’ll be rewarded with your Breakfast Cure. It will come out just the way it’s supposed to and offer all the benefits of breakfast that feels like a hug. It will take approximately 1-2 hours.

A packet of Masala Chai Breakfast Cure

Step One:

Select a saucepan with as thick a bottom as possible. Pour the contents of a Breakfast Cure packet into the pan, opening the healthy fat packet if there is one, and adding that too. 

thick bottom saucepans to cook breakfast cure with a stovetop method

Step Two:

Pour packet contents into the pot.

pouring masala chai breakfast cure packet contents into saucepan

Add coconut cream.

adding coconut cream healhty fat to the potAdd the suggested amount of water plus one-half cup. 

pouring water to cook breakfast cure with a stovetop method

Step Three:

Select a long-handled spoon you will enjoy stirring with many times.

Step Four:

Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Stir.

stirring Masala Chai cook with a Breafast Cure

Step Five:

Keep stirring as needed to keep from sticking and add water any time the Breakfast Cure gets thick and begins to stick at all. This method will use about twice as much water as the slower methods due to evaporation. 

Step Six:

When you cook Breakfast Cue with a stovetop method, be sure not to leave your pan unattended as it will need frequent stirring and the addition of more water. Every pot and stove is different, so paying attention to your particular setup is the key to success. Depending on the stove and pan, you may be able to turn to low and cover, or semi-cover between stirring.

Breakfast Cure cooking on the stove

Step Seven:

Once the rice begins to break down and the consistency of the Breakfast Cure is creamy, it is ready. Serve and top as desired. 

Step Eight:

A bowl of Masala Chai Breakfast Cure congee with toppings

Relax, enjoy, and notice if you can feel the breakfast hug! 

If you enjoy a caffeinated black tea, brew the included Assam tea and pour it over at serving or stir it at any time during cooking.

Ready to cook Breakfast Cure with a stovetop method?

Pop on over to Masala Chai and Mango and Sticky Rice to get started now. Both of these flavors are also part of our Popular Sampler!

Note: This copper pot was one of my mom’s prized kitchen tools. Thanks, mom!

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