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Category : Grains & Breads       Region : Southeast ~ Prairie       Rating : 3
Hominy

Contributor : Nashoba

Tribal Affiliation : Chickasaw

Orgin of Recipe : Grandmothers old friend.

Type of Dish : All Indigenous Ingredients

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Ingredients

  • Dried white corn kernels 1-2 cups
  • Baking powder or wood ash 4 tblsp
  • Water 3 cups
  • Pot
  • Sieve
  • Bowl
  • Mortar an pestle (optional)

Directions

First place the corn in the pot and fill it up with water, making sure the water covers over the corn.
Add the baking powder or ash and soak for 1 hour.
Boil the Corn for 1 hour .(If soaking corn for 2 hours then boil for 1/2 hour)
Drain the corn in a sieve and gently rub the kernels so the hull gets loose.
Then wash the hulled kernels.
You can either place it in a bowl and mash it or grind it in a mortar and pestle.
Once you have ground it, you can dry it, freeze it or cook it straight away.

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