Меню

Home / Recipes / Desserts / Baked Pumpkin with Millet and Dried Fruits

Baked Pumpkin with Millet and Dried Fruits

Type: Desserts
Servings: 6
Ready in: 45 min.
Calories: Middle
The pumpkin dishes are very common in traditional Ukrainian cuisine. In general, the pumpkin came from America, however the Ukrainians had caught the fancy of it therefore as of today it is one of the protagonists of Ukrainian fare.
The national dishes of pumpkin are multifaceted. It can be used to make thin pancakes, pies, cookies, porridge and paste. Moreover, the pumpkin might be cooked in its own juice with raisins, dried pears and prunes. The pumpkin paste is an individual page of Ukrainian cuisine. It can be made over fire, in oven with milk, honey, and other ingredients.

Ingredients

Medium-size pumpkin 1 pieces
Millet 1.5 glass
Dried apricots 100 g
Raisins 100 g
Sugar 4 tbsp
Water 3.5 glass

 

Stages of cooking

1
Rinse the millet; put it into the pot with boiling water. Add the sugar and dried fruits. Cook until half-ready.
2
Trim off the top of the pumpkin, deseed it from the inside. Put the half-ready porridge into the pumpkin, put the pumpkin top back and set it in oven for 20-30 mins.
3
If you need stronger flavor and more nutritive properties, you might add nuts or sunflower seeds into the porridge.

 

 

 

Discover the secrets of traditional Ukrainian cuisine
Install our unique App and inspire yourself with the most delicious Ukrainian recipes!

We recommend

Meat buns
The farinaceous food is widely common in Ukrainian cuisine. The one of the most popular dishes is buns (pyrizhky). They are crescent-shaped or long-shaped stuffed pastry buns. In old times, they were the protagonist of every feast in Ukrainian house. Buns can be baked or fried; made of yeast dough or short pastry; they can be sweet or savory. Also
Read more
Sbiten
The sbiten is an age-old Slavic beverage. It was well-loved in Kievan Rus for it unusual flavor and pleasant fragrance. It bears a resemblance to grog and mulled wine; however, the sbiten differs from its European brothers in using of alcohol – the Ukrainian drink is based on water. The sbiten is a drink made with honey, different herbs and spices,
Read more
Salad with Leek and Apples
This airy salad is definitely applied to the contemporary Ukrainian cuisine. It is better to eat the salad for breakfast, however due to high level of vitamin it can provide the energy and strength all day long.
Read more
Haricot Appetizer with Vegetables in Tomato Sauce
It is popular Ukrainian home recipe. This appetizer is very nutritious and beneficial; however it can be served during fasting. The dish is very easy-to-cook and won’t take long to be made. It could be served as both appetizer and side dish.
Read more