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Sweet & Simple  Pap with Savory Stewed Fruit

Sweet & Simple Pap with Savory Stewed Fruit

Sweet & Simple  Pap with Savory Stewed Fruit Recipe

 Time10 min / soaking: overnight

South African Foods Online, Sweet Pap with Stewed Frut


  • mixed dried fruit
  • 500 ml strong rooibos tea
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 30 ml honey
  • a squeeze of lemon juice
  • 375 ml mealie meal
  • 2,5 ml salt
  • 30 ml butter
  • 60 ml amasi
  • 125 ml amasi
  • 30 ml dark brown sugar

 30 min


1. Stewed fruit: Put the dried fruit in a glass bowl and cover with the rooibos tea. Leave overnight to soak and rehydrate.

2. Put the fruit, cinnamon, honey and lemon juice in a saucepan or pot and simmer over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until the fruit is soft.

3. Pap: Use the mealie meal and salt to make the pap according to packet instructions. Stir in the butter and amasi.

4. To serve: Spoon the pap into individual bowls and put the stewed fruit on top. Pour a little amasi over each and sprinkle brown sugar on top. Serve hot.


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