This side dish is delicious with a lentil stew.
- 2 cups mealie meal
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 can sweetcorn
- ½ cup grated cheese
- 1.5 litre water
- black pepper for garnishing
1 Pour 1.5 litre water into a big pot on high heat , add salt and wait until water bubbles before adding your maize meal and stir rigorously.
2 Reduce heat to low and cook for thirty minutes stirring occasionally.
3 The pap should resemble porridge like texture and should not be too firm then slowly stir in your sweetcorn and cover for five minutes.
4 Spoon your pap into a well-greased oven dish and bake in the oven for 30 minutes on 180 C.
5 Remove from the oven and quickly sprinkle with cheese and black pepper. Then let set for 10 minutes before serving.
Also try our steamed bread in tins.
Recipe and photography: Bathandwa Nkambule