delicious krummel pap recipe
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Krummel Pap Recipe

Krummel Pap (Putu) has such a lovely texture and is a South African favourite to serve with gravy at barbeques or to enjoy with milk and sugar for breakfast.

delicious krummel pap recipe

Krummel Pap Recipe

Sadie F
Delicious krummel pap
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Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 2 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine South African
Servings 4
Calories 456 kcal


  • 500 g maize meal
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Heat the water. Add salt.
  • Slowly dump the maize meal in the centre of the pot and leave in a heap.
  • Cover the pot and cook slowly for 20 minutes.
  • Use a fork or back of a wooden spoon to work pap into crumbs.
  • Cook for a further 20 minutes with the pot covered.
  • Stir again to get some of the crumbs at the bottom and cook for another 20 minutes.


Calories: 456kcalCarbohydrates: 95gProtein: 12gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 591mgPotassium: 329mgFiber: 8gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 6IUCalcium: 172mgIron: 2mg
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