How to make Pethe Jo Seero -

Red pumpkin adds a great taste to the dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Red Pumpkin, Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Sindhi

Course : Desserts

Pethe Jo Seero

Pethe Jo Seero Recipe Card


Sindhi cuisine is delightful, and those who have had a taste of it will know that there is a great deal of flavour and spice in this cuisine. This does not mean that all food in Sindhi cuisine is spicy, as there are plenty of sweet dishes in it to. 
Sindhi cuisine is a result of many influences - Baluchistan touches the border of Sindh and so does Punjab – so there is bound to be an immigration of ideas! It goes without saying that pre-partition played an immense role in making Sindhi cuisine what it is today. As Sindh was once part of India, Indian foods have had a large influence is shaping Sindhi cuisine. The spicy and aromatic features of Sindhi and Indian meals are similar. Sindhi cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Sindhis from Sindh, Pakistan and India. 
Combinations of dishes are also important in Sindhi cuisine. Over the years the best ones have lasted and are repeatedly presented together.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pethe Jo Seero Recipe

  • Red Pumpkin grated 1 kilogram

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Saffron (kesar) soaked in one tablespoon warm milk a few strands

  • Milk 5 cups

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Almonds sliced 8-10


Step 1

Squeeze out water from the grated pumpkin.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a pan and add the grated pumpkin and cook on medium heat till ghee starts separating.

Step 3

Add green cardamom powder, saffron and milk and cook till the milk dries up.

Step 4

Add sugar and cook till the sugar gets dissolved.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with sliced almonds.

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