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Millet Congee
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Healthy Millet Congee with pumpkin 

Course: staple
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 109 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1/2 cup millet
  • 2 cups pumpkin cubes
  • 8 cups water divided
  1. Wash millet and then place in a large pot. Peel the pumpkin and cut into small cubes. 

  2. Load the pot with enough water, place pumpkin cubes in a cook for 8-10 minutes until softened. Smash the pumpkin. 

  3. Place smashed pumpkin, millet in the pot. Cover and bring a boil over high heat.

  4. Slow the fire to medium heat, skin any floating bubbles on the surface.   Continue cook for 15 to 20 minutes. Stir the congee from time to time to avoid sticky to the bottom. 

  5. How to serve

    Add sugar to taste to serve a sweet version

    Or serve with savory dishes, pickles or salad

Nutrition Facts
Millet Congee
Amount Per Serving
Calories 109 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 26mg1%
Potassium 245mg7%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 4940IU99%
Vitamin C 5.2mg6%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.