HOW TO MAKE SADZA ,A DELICIOUS AFRICAN CORNMEAL FROM ZIMBABWE

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Introduction: HOW TO MAKE SADZA ,A DELICIOUS AFRICAN CORNMEAL FROM ZIMBABWE

ZIMBABWE'S STAPLE FOOD MADE FROM CORNMEAL,SADZA IS LIKE PASTA IN ITALY OR RICE IN CHINA...

Step 1: STEP 1

ADD A LITTLE CORNMEAL TO THE POT ,AS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE STEP 1(A)

Step 2: STEP 2

ADD COLD WATER TO MAKE A PASTE AS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE STEP 1(B)

Step 3: STEP 3

STIR UNTIL YOUR PASTE LOOKS LIKE ,THE PICTURE STEP 1(C)

Step 4: STEP 4

PUT YOUR POT ON THE STOVE

Step 5: STEP 5

ADD BOILING WATER WHILST STIRRING SIMULTANEOUSLY SO AS TO PREVENT THE FORMATION OF LUMPS,AS SHOWN ON THE PICTURE STEP 1(D)

Step 6: STEP 6

KEEP STIRRING UNTIL ITS BOILING , A PHENOMENON KNOWN IN SHONA AS KUKWATA

Step 7: STEP 7

COVER POT ,REDUCE HEAT,AND LET IT SIMMER FOR 15 MINUTES(THIS IS DEPENDED ON THE TYPE OF CORNMEAL ONE IS USING,IF ITS SUPER REFINED MEAL THEN IT WOULD TAKE LESS TIME AND IF ITS UNREFINED MEAL STICK TO 15 MINUTES)

Step 8: STEP 8

AFTER 15 MINUTES ,ADD MORE MEALIE-MEAL(CORNMEAL) BIT BY BIT THEN MIX(A PHENOMENON KNOWN AS KUMONA SADZA IN ZIMBABWE)....AS SHOWN BY THE PICTURES STEP 3(A)-STEP 3(C)

Step 9: STEP 9

CONTINUE DOING THIS KUMONA SYSTEM WITH THE COOKING STICK(AS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE)UNTIL IT REACHES THE CONSISTENCY THAT YOU WANT....BUT DONT MAKE IT TOO THICK THOUGH!

Step 10: STEP 10

YOU ARE GOOD TO GO!...YOUR SADZA IS READY....PUT IN A PLATE AND SERVE WITH RELISH !

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3 Comments

looks too complicated for instructables...

Thanks for sharing this recipe!