Umphokoqo (African salad)

By Faeza
19 August 2016



  • 1 litre water
  • 500 grams maize meal
  • 10 ml salt
  • 1 carton amasi


  • Bring a pot of water to the boil, add maize meal and simmer for 45 minutes.

  • Add salt and stir continuously to prevent lumps. Simmer for approximately 45 minutes.

  • Use a fork to stir until crumbly, cover with a lid and simmer for an hour on low heat or until water has evaporated.

  • Serve with amasi.