Diet/ Food/ Recipe/ vegetarian

Botswana Pumpkin Recipe (Video)

Here’s a video on a popular side dish in Botswana, pumpkin! It is known locally as lephutshi, lephutshe, lephutsi, lephutse all depending on which tribe or dialect of Tswana you speak. This can be eaten with rice, potato salad and even sadza. Enjoy!

Simple recipe:

pumpkin/butternut squash
1 teaspoon sugar
cinnamon stick


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  • Reply
    Mario Pires
    April 9, 2021 at 2:12 pm

    Hi from Portugal …Some time ago i was in gaborone and i eated a sort boiled pumpking salad to follow wiht main dish i really loved was delicious do you thing yo can help me with a recipe …cause i wanna cook it it here ‘
    Pls wait for an reply !
    Many thanks

    • Reply
      May 15, 2021 at 4:07 pm

      Hi Mario,

      Thanks for stopping by. I am not too sure about what you had. Was it at a restaurant or a family friend? Maybe we could ask them?

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