Traditional Samp Recipe

AuthorChefLuhCategory
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time2 hrs 30 minsTotal Time3 hrs

Samp is a staple dish amongst South Africans with many variations. However today we gonna be making the very basic version.

 2 cups Samp
 1 Finely chopped Onion
 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
 2 tsp Curry Powder
 1 tbsp Aromat
 2 tbsp Margarine
Samp Preparation
1

Wash your samp.

2

Once washed place your samp and in bowl and soak overnight. (Soak in 1L of cold water)

Cooking your Samp
3

Drain your samp and and place in pot.

4

Add boiling water to your samp. (add enough water to cover your samp)

5

Bring to boil. Once boiling reduce heat and allow to simmer for 1½hours or until nearly soft. Stir every 30 minutes. Add water while cooking if necessary.

In a separate saucepan
6

Add your oil, onion and green pepper and fry until soft.

7

Add your curry powder and fry for another 2 minutes on low heat.(stir continuously)

Combine it all together
8

Add your fried onions and green pepper to your samp.

9

Add your Aromat and margarine to your samp and stir well. (add water if necessary)

10

Allow to simmer for 45 minutes.(stir occasionally – you should get a creamy texture)

11

Serve hot and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4 people

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 334

 

Ingredients

 2 cups Samp
 1 Finely chopped Onion
 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
 2 tsp Curry Powder
 1 tbsp Aromat
 2 tbsp Margarine

Directions

Samp Preparation
1

Wash your samp.

2

Once washed place your samp and in bowl and soak overnight. (Soak in 1L of cold water)

Cooking your Samp
3

Drain your samp and and place in pot.

4

Add boiling water to your samp. (add enough water to cover your samp)

5

Bring to boil. Once boiling reduce heat and allow to simmer for 1½hours or until nearly soft. Stir every 30 minutes. Add water while cooking if necessary.

In a separate saucepan
6

Add your oil, onion and green pepper and fry until soft.

7

Add your curry powder and fry for another 2 minutes on low heat.(stir continuously)

Combine it all together
8

Add your fried onions and green pepper to your samp.

9

Add your Aromat and margarine to your samp and stir well. (add water if necessary)

10

Allow to simmer for 45 minutes.(stir occasionally – you should get a creamy texture)

11

Serve hot and enjoy!

Traditional Samp Recipe

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