Cheesy Pap - Braai Side Dish Recipe

Try this for as a change from krummel-pap with tomato onion relish, next time you braai.


Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes


Serves: 5 - 6

Recipe Ingredients

  • 500 ml boiling water
  • 5 ml salt
  • 500 ml maize meal (300 g)
  • 1 pouch instant cheese sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 large SPAR eggs, separated
  • 410 g can SPAR mild and spicy chakalaka

Recipe Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 ºC.
  2. Pour maize meal onto salted boiling water and stir in thoroughly. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring often to a stiff pap consistency.
  3. Remove from the heat, and stir in the cheese sauce and egg yolks thoroughly. Season well to taste.
  4. Beat the egg whites in a separate bowl until stiff peak stage and fold into the pap mixture gently but evenly. Transfer mixture into the prepared dish and bake for 20 minutes while the meat is being cooked. Serve soon after removing from the oven, with a bowl of chakalaka alongside as a perfect accompaniment.

Hints & Tips

Stirring pap with the handle of a wooden spoon while cooking, is the best way to ensure even mixing.