Putupap (South African Mealie Pap)

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil the water, salt and butter in a heavy-based saucepan.
  • Slowly add the cornmeal, so that it forms a mound surrounded by boiling water. Do not stir. Turn off the heat, cover and leave for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and stir with a cutting motion to mix.
  • Using a fork, transfer the porridge to an ovenproof dish, so that it is loose and crumbly.
  • Cover with a lid and bake at 250 F for an hour.
  • Mix occasionally with a fork. If the pap (porridge is very moist, remove the lid so that it can dry out slightly.
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