5 spinach leaves, cut into pieces
1 onion, grated
pinch of salt
1 litre (4 cups) water
240 g (9 oz) / 500 ml (2 cups) maize-meal
Place the spinach pieces in a saucepan, add the grated onion and the salt, and cover with the water.
Bring to the boil and then cook for 5 minutes.
Add the maize-meal and stir to mix.
Let the porridge simmer over a low heat for about 30 minutes, stirring frequently until cooked through.
Variation: Diced pumpkin can be used instead of spinach. Serve with milk.
country : Swaziland
course : vegetable dish
source : Cooking from Cape to Cairo : A Taste of Africa / Dorah Sitole and True Love Magazine