Kiveve: Paraguay Dessert
What is it?
Kivevé is one of the most popular semisweet dishes of Paraguay.
It is loved by everybody and is very tasteful
It is a thick cream with very high energetic value and that can be
used as a vegetable in the main course or as a dessert.
Kivevé takes its name for the red color it develops because
the pumpkin they use gives this color to the dish: Andaí.
1 red pumpkin (andaí)
1 finely chopped onion
1 cup of milk
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of corn flour
½ half pound cream cheese
Fry until golden the onion in the oil. Pass through the blender the
pumpkin, with the milk, the sugar, salt, the corn flour. Add this
to the onion in the pan with the oil. It must cook for some 8 minutes.
Then add the cream cheese and cook this for two more minutes, stirring
all the time.
As a dessert, it is delicious very cold. And you can add to this dessert
dish some vanilla cookies.
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