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Sweetcorn lagan (mielie cake)

Sweetcorn lagan (mielie cake)

A quick, savoury snack that takes just a few minutes to put together. I made two trays out of this recipe and it didn’t last very long! ;)

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Ingredients

  • 1 tin (410g) creamstyle sweetcorn
  • ¾ cup milk + 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 1 medium sized onion, grated
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fenugreek leaves (methi bhajhi)
  • 2 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves (dhania)
  • Himalayan rock salt to taste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 ½ tsp crushed ginger
  • ½ tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 tsp crushed green chilli
  • 1 cup gram flour (chickpea/chana flour)
  • ½ cup plain flour
  • ½ cup mealie meal
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

 

Method

 

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in the order it appears above.
  2. Grease an ovenproof baking tray or muffin tray and pour the mixture in.
  3. Sprinkle a mix of seeds on the top.
  4. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 25-30 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before cutting into squares.
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