There are many different way to make pap, here we make it the Pedi way, dishing it into rounds. Makes serving easier and neater. Any pot will do but ive found that the Hart pots work best as they don’t retain as much heat as the more pricier aluminium pots.

Maize meal

Bring water to a boil in a pot
Once water is boiling whisk in the maize meal with ‘lefehlo’ (mix quickly to prevent lumping)
Let it cook on a reduced heat for 10mins
With a wooden spoon (leho) mix in more maize using a folding action, careful not to leave any lumps
Let it cook for a further  15mins
Mix  again this time not adding anymore maize
Leave for 10 more mins
Dish pap with the wooden spoon

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