Ingredients for pap:

  • 750 ml water
  • 750 g maize meal
  • 1 tablespoon salt

Ingredients for tomato and onion gravy:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes or 6 fresh chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


For pap

On the one hot plate bring the water and salt to a boil.
Pour the maize meal into the boiling water.
Stir the maize meal with a wooden spoon until it becomes one lump.
Keep stirring the pap every 10 minutes.

For tomato and onion gravy

On the other hot plate heat olive oil in a pot, add onion and brown lightly.
Add garlic and heat with onion.
Add chopped tomatoes and brown sugar and let simmer for 5-10 minutes.
Add salt and pepper to taste, and lastly add basil.