Ting: Sour Porridge

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

From Cooking from Cape to Cairo : A Taste of Africa / Dorah Sitole and True Love Magazine

country : Lesotho

course : side dish

  • 120 g (4½ oz) / 250 ml (1 cup) maize-meal
  • 250 ml (1 cup) maize-rice
  • 375 ml (1½ cups) water

Mix all the ingredients in a plastic bowl.

Leave to stand for 2 - 3 days. taste to see if the mixture is sour. If not, leave it for another day to ferment.

When the mixture is ready, pour 750 ml (3 cups) water in a saucepan and heat to boiling point.

Gradually add the fermented mixture, stirring continuously to eliminate lumps. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until cooked. Serve with Sebete se Halikiloeng with Morogo.

Serves 4.


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