How To Prepare Semo Porridge

October 3, 2020

Yes, semo porridge exists. You make it like pap, and you drink it like pap. My dad used to make it for me when I was younger and frankly, I thought it was cool. I just did not want it in large quantity. But then I came across this post by @Sahsuu_, and I started craving it all over again.

So, I set to finding out how it can be prepared, and here’s what I came up with.

HOW TO PREPARE SEMO PORRIDGE:

1. Put water on fire.

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2. Put semo in a bowl.

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3. Add cold water and stir together until it is smooth.

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4. Add the mix to the boiling water and stir until it thickens a bit.

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5. Your semo pap/porridge is ready for consumption.

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6. Add sugar, milk or fruits slices.

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Photo Credit: @Sahsuu_
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