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Triticale with Peanuts and Asian Seasonings

Triticale with Peanuts and Asian Seasonings

This recipe makes a delicious and unusual side dish for any saucy stir-fry, or any roasted meat served with a sauce. Serves 4 as a side dish

SKU 1164-Recipe


  • 1 cup triticale berries
  • 2 tablespoons canola or safflower oil
  • 2 scallions, sliced very fine on the diagonal
  • 2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asian sesame oil, or more to taste
  • 3 tablespoons chopped salted roasted peanuts
  • fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. Cook the triticale berries in a large pot of boiling salted water for 1 hour, or until they are tender.
  2. About 5 minutes before the triticale is done, in a large, deep skillet or a wok heat the oil over moderately high heat until it is hot but not smoking. Stir in the scallions, ginger, and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, for 2 or 3 minutes, or until the mixture is very fragrant.
  3. Drain the triticale and add it to the scallion mixture. Season to taste with salt and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes, or until heated through. Stir in the sesame oil and 2 tablespoons of the peanuts and transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 tablespoon peanuts and the cilantro.