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Abi Olayiwola
Delicious snack/meal prepared with butternut squash and peanut butter.
4.34 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine African
Servings 2
Calories 356 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • ½ Butternut squash Peeled, deseeded and cut into cubes
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon Ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons Peanut butter
  • ½ cup Cornmeal


  • Heat the oil in a pan under medium heat.
  • Add the coriander, cinnamon and ginger, and stir continuously for 30 secs.
  • Pour the butternut squash pieces into the pan with 1 ½ cup of water.
  • Cover the pan and allow to cook until the pieces are soft.
  • Stir in the peanut butter and leave for about 3 mins to cook.
  • Add ½ cup of water into the cornmeal and mix thoroughly to make sure there are no lumps.
  • Pour the cornmeal mix into the pan and stir thoroughly with a wooden spoon, mashing the butternut squash as you go.
  • Cover the pan and leave for about 5 mins, until the content of the pot thickens
  • Serve with some milk…or without


Quick and delicious Nhopi from Zimbabwe


Calories: 356kcal
Keyword Butternut squash and peanut, Butternut squash porridge, nhopi, Zimbabwean recipe
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