Zobo Pap (sorrel pap)

This is a special kind of pap. It is made from the combination of zobo and raw pap. Zobo is gotten from sorrel or roselles leaves. It is also known as hibiscus tea or sour tea. Zobo has a sweet sour taste. Zobo has a lot of health benefits attached to it. The health benefit of zobo include regulation of blood pressure, weight loss, strengthen the body and so on. 

Pap is made from either maize or millet. It is made by soaking dried maize or millet in water until they are soft and grinding it into a smooth and fine paste. The paste is then pass through a sieve and allowed to ferment for 2-3 days. Pap has it own benefits too, some of it benefits include : It contains vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B5, vitamin B3, vitamin B1. It also contains potassium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, chromium, selenium e.t.c. It also serves as energy builder because it is very light.

Pap is served with moi-moi, akara, beans e.t.c. Milk, honey, sugar, groundnut and cashew nut are also use for sweeten it. Zobo pap is more beneficial to the body than the regular pap. All you need for this recipe is zobo juice ( I have a post on it, you can check it out here> http://uniquefoodies.com/zobo-drink/) , raw pap and sugar or honey.

Ingredient

  • 250 milliliters zobo juice
  • 200 grams Raw pap
  • Sugar or honey to taste.

Instructions

  1. Dissolve raw pap in zobo juice and stir well to ensure no lumps is formed. 
  2. Bring water to boil and add the boiling water directly to the dissolved pap.
  3. Stir well until the pap solidifies. If it does not solidify, do not panic and place the pot of pap on medium heat. 
  4. Continue cooking and stirring until the pap solidify. 
  5. Add more hot water to adjust the consistency to your desired consistency.
  6. Add sugar or honey to your taste.
  7. Serve with milk, moi-moi or bean cake.

NOTE:

Pregnant women in their first trimester should stay away from this recipe because it reduces oestrogen level in the body which leads to miscarriage. People suffering from low blood pressure should also stay away from this recipe because it lowers blood pressure. 

 

Zobo Pap

Zobo pap has a unique taste.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: Best zobo pap, special pap, zobo and pap, zobo with pap
Author: Oluborode Ayokanmi

Equipment

  • Cooker
  • Pot
  • Bowls

Ingredients

  • 250 milliliters Zobo juice
  • 200 gram Raw Pap (ogi paste)
  • sugar or honey to taste

Instructions

  • Dissolve raw pap in zobo juice and stir well to ensure no lumps is formed.
  • Bring water to boil and add the boiling water directly to the dissolved pap
  • Stir well until the pap solidifies. If it does not solidify, do not panic and place the pot of pap on medium heat.
  • Continue cooking and stirring until the pap solidify.
  • Add more hot water to adjust the consistency to you desired consistency.
  • Add sugar or honey to your taste.
  • Serve with milk, moi moi or bean cake