3 ½Tablespoonsroom temperature water to mix the raw pap
For one person
1tablespoonwater to mix
1cupof boiling water
Put 3 cups of water in the kettle and put on the hub to boil.
In a microwave safe bowl* mix 160g pap with the amount of room temperature water stated above.
Mix till smooth. It should be have this consistency
When the water on the stove top boils, pour it from the kettle directly into the pap mixture in a circular motion* while you stir.
You will notice the mixture begin to thicken. it's ready. Stir properly. The 3 cups of water should fit in.
Add sugar or cinnamon sugar to taste. And powdered or evaporated milk.
Pap served with Akara (bean balls) or moi moi
Tips: That bit about pouring boiling water from the kettle in a circular motion is important. And the stirring with a spoon too. It helps to prevent lumps. The 3 cups of water should be the exact amount needed. But in case it happens too much (which I doubt) and makes the pap watery, there are 2 things you can do; Pop it into the microwave for about 30 secs. That's why I mentioned at the beginning to mix in a microwave safe bowl Put it in a pot and cook on medium heat while stirring till it thickens.
Keyword african corn pudding, akamu, ogi, pap
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