Pap and Livers Recipe

Pap and Livers With Vegetables

Putu pap and livers: Traditional South African comfort food

Invite your friends over for some traditional South African comfort food. Our putu pap and livers recipe is a true family classic with a great dessert to finish.

Pap and Livers Recipe

Pap and Livers With Vegetables

Be it putu pap or maize meal, this simple South African staple is enjoyed for breakfast or dinner meals and it all depends on how you cook it. For breakfast, it’s often cooked with more water and “sloppy” also known as “slap pap”. When made for dinner like a braai or with other meat, it’s made crumblier to the person’s taste. Our putu pap and livers combine some traditional South African delicacies and staples for a great family meal. It’s the South African version of liver and onions.

Putu pap and livers suggestions

Every South African has their way of making “pap” and you want it slightly crumbly and a little bit sticky for the sauce. The bacon adds flavour and more fat to the deliciously browned ox livers which are packed with flavour and iron. The sauce and vegetables just layer more great flavours to the dish.

If you you have leftover maize meal in the pot, you know what comes next. Turn the heat on, add some milk and intentionally burn the bottom of the maize for a browned crust. Then, in a bowl, get some porridge and burned bits, add sugar, a whole lot of butter and milk for one of the real treats of the world.

ALSO READ: Old-fashioned cinnamon dumplings would go perfectly with this meal too as a traditional dessert.

Invite your friends over for some traditional South African comfort food. Our putu pap and livers recipe is a true family classic with a great dessert at the end.

Last updated on 22 November 2022

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