Pumpkin porridge with rice in milk

Ingredients for making pumpkin porridge with rice in milk

  1. Pumpkin (pulp) 700-800 grams
  2. Rice 0.5 cup
  3. Water 0.5 cups
  4. Milk 1.5 cups
  5. 1/3 teaspoon salt
  6. Sugar 1/3 cup
  7. Butter to taste
  • Main ingredients: Pumpkin, Milk, Rice
  • Serving 6 servings


Saucepan, ladle, stewpan, kitchen knife, cutting board.

Cooking pumpkin porridge with rice in milk:

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients.

Rinse pumpkin pulp, peeled and peeled, rinse and cut into cubes 1-1.5 centimeters thick. If the cubes turn out sloppy, that's okay.
Pour the rice into a sieve with small holes and rinse well several times with cold running water, shake and leave it to weigh, allowing excess moisture to drain.

Step 2: Cook the pumpkin.

Fold the chopped pumpkin pulp into a pan and pour over water. Put on medium heat. Close the lid, bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes over medium-low heat.
After the specified time, open the lid and fill the boiled pumpkin with milk. Bring to a boil again over medium heat. Then add salt and granulated sugar to the pan, mix everything well.

Step 3: Add Figure

Pour rice into a pumpkin in milk. Attention: do not mix, but sprinkle the rice with an even layer on top. Cover the pan with a small gap. And simmer everything for 25-30 minutes or until the rice is ready. In no case should you stir the porridge during cooking!

Step 4: Finish the pumpkin porridge with rice in milk.

Remove the finished pumpkin porridge from the heat, add the butter (whoever loves, who is bigger, who is smaller) into it and now mix thoroughly. You can try to crush all the pieces of pumpkin, turning them into mashed potatoes.
Attention: if during cooking you see that the porridge is too dry, add some milk and continue cooking.

Step 5: Serve pumpkin porridge with rice in milk.

Ready pumpkin porridge with rice in milk is very tasty and sweet. If you like pumpkin as much as I do, then you will definitely like and use this recipe. Just imagine how great it is to start your day with such a sunny and healthy yummy! Arrange the pumpkin porridge on plates, garnish with slices of butter or dried fruits and serve.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- In pumpkin porridge you can add the zest of lemon or orange, as well as cinnamon and cardamom.

- Often raisins, dried apricots and other dried fruits are added to pumpkin porridge to make it even sweeter and tastier.

- Instead of sugar, sweeten the porridge with honey, you just need to add it not during cooking, but already in the finished pumpkin porridge, when it cools down a little.