Hot Cereals are very popular in East Africa and it is a traditional part of the Somali cuisine, in this recipe I have made it with corn flour and sorghum flour, if you like you could just use corn flour. Sorghum flour adds full of nutritional benefits protein, iron and for texture and flavor. it is cooked like hot cereal and it is thin like porridge consistency . it is mostly enjoyed hot, with some butter and honey or sugar, for a sweet breakfast. enjoy !
- 1/2 cup corn flour
- 1/2 cup sorghum flour
- pinch of salt
- 2 cups milk
- 2 cups water
- pinch of cinnamon
In a heavy pan bring the water and milk to a rolling boil.
Dilute the corn and sorghum flour and cinnamon in 1 cup cold water mix well to make a smooth paste.
Stir the flour paste to the boiling water and milk, constantly stir.
Reduce the heat on a medium and let it simmer, stir occasionally .
Keep stirring until it thickens add more water or milk to get softer consistency, according to your preference.
Serve hot with butter, milk, sugar, honey, buttermilk, or yogurt.