Nshima

(Zambian)

corn

Nshima is the staple carbohydrate of Zambian cuisine. It is made from corn that is processed into a fine white powder called ‘mealie meal’. It is cooked by mixing the corn meal with water which is brought to the boil as porridge (similar to grits). More cornmeal is added until it develops a thicker texture. The cornmeal can be substituted for cassava, sorghum and millet. Nshima is served with a protein (usually meat or fish) and one or two vegetables. …

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Created June 29, 2020 by: itisclaudio


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