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How To Make Corn Porridge

By Akachi Ikechukwu-Nnamani
28 November 2021   |   11:01 am
I bet if I asked you to mention the porridges you know, only yam porridge will come to your mind. Yes, I know the season of corn is over, thankfully, you could get corn meals off the shelves of your supermarket or even the local market. Let’s dive in: Ingredients 1 cup, cornmeal 3 cups,…

I bet if I asked you to mention the porridges you know, only yam porridge will come to your mind.

Yes, I know the season of corn is over, thankfully, you could get corn meals off the shelves of your supermarket or even the local market. Let’s dive in:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup, cornmeal
  • 3 cups, Coconut milk
  • ½ cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tbsp, vanilla extract
  • Salt
  • ½ tbsp, nutmeg
  • ½ cup, brown sugar or condensed milk

Method

  1. In a cooking pan, pour 2 cups of water, 2 cups of coconut milk and a cinnamon stick and boil for 10 minutes. Gradually pour the cornmeal and stir to prevent lumps. (Stir with a wooden stick)
  2. Reduce the heat and cook for 15 minutes until the mixture thickens.
  3. Add the vanilla extract, nutmeg and condensed milk. Pour water if needed.
  4. Turn off the heat, sprinkle nutmeg and serve.

NOTE: If you prefer, you can pour the cornmeal into a small bowl. Pour a little water and stir.

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Tired of chips and boiled potatoes but don’t know what else to do? Bring out the creative side of you with this recipe.

Ingredients

  • Potato
  • Olive or coconut oil
  • Ground black pepper
  • Flour
  • Sliced cheese
  • Egg
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Tomato sauce
  • Salad cream
  • Salt

Method

  1. In a pot, pour the potatoes and boil them until soft. Pour them into a bowl and mash
  2. Add salt, pepper and flour. Knead into a dough. Take a little potion, the size of your folded palm and roll it into a ball. Using a finger, make a hole in the middle of the dough and add cheese and cover
  3. Dip balls into a bowl of eggs. Remove and rub with bread crumbs
  4. Heat the oil in a saucepan, then deep-fry the balls
  5. Serve on a plate. Pour tomato sauce and salad cream

Enjoy with your favourite drink.