Country: British Virgin Islands
- 10 ounce package frozen cut okra
- 2½ cups boiling water
- 1½ cups fine yellow cornmeal
- 2 tablespoons butter
- ¼ teaspoon salt pepper, to taste
METHOD / DIRECTIONS:
Place frozen okra in boiling water. Cook until just barely tender.
In a medium saucepan, bring 2½ cups water to a boil. To make fungi that is free from lumps, mix about ¼ cup of the cornmeal with ¾ cup water in a separate small bowl. Then, add this mixture back into the larger pot of boiling water. Then, add the rest of the cornmeal into the pan in a slow steady stream, while stirring constantly.
Add hot cooked okra to cooked cornmeal. Stir well. Stir in the butter, salt and pepper. Simmer for about 5 minutes more. Serve piping hot with Boiled Fish West Indian Style.