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Pumpkin Porridge with Cereals

Type: Mains
Servings: 4
Ready in: 45 min.
Calories: Middle
The pumpkin is a very beneficial product that is consumed almost all year long in Ukraine. The age-old Ukrainian pumpkin porridge is made with cereals; however the modern cookers use rice instead. Another contemporary complements to the porridge are raisins, dried pears, apricots and other dried fruits.

Ingredients

Pumpkin 1 kg
Millet 200 g
Milk 3 glass
Dairy butter 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste
Sugar to taste

 

Stages of cooking

1
Deseed, core and peel the pumpkin. Cut the pumpkin into 1x1 cm cubes.
2
Rinse the millet, remove strange items, and pour boiling water over the millet twice. Then let it sit in the boiling water for 5 mins. So the millet won’t be bitter and it will be cooked quicker.
3
Bring the milk to the boil, put the pumpkin pieces into the milk, add the salt, sugar and bring back to the boil.
4
Add the millet to the milk. Bring to the boil, and then cook for 20-30 mins over low heat until cooked through.
5
Stir, serve dressed with nuts, raisins and fresh apple’s slices.

 

 

 

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