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SADZA (AFRICAN CORNMEAL)

African cornmeal is similar to grits in North America or polenta in Italy.  This is eaten widely in Central Africa.  Here is a basic recipe called sadza.

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SADZA (AFRICAN CORNMEAL)
corn meal
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Servings
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corn meal
Instructions
  1. Measure ½ cup of corn meal into a small saucepan. Mix with a bit of cold water to make a paste.
  2. Place the saucepan over medium heat. Add the 2 cups of boiling water while stirring to prevent lumps from forming.
  3. Keep stirring till it starts to boil. Cover and let boil for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to low. Add corn meal while mixing, a bit at a time till you have a thick paste.
  5. Cover the saucepan and leave it to simmer for 5 minutes, stirring to make sure it is evenly cooked.
Recipe Notes

Alternatives to cornmeal for the grain to accompany muboora could be sorghum or millet. It can also be eaten alone or with sides of beans or lentils.

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