Buttery pap with sweet & tangy tomato gravy

Buttery pap with sweet & tangy tomato gravy

This spicy wors, buttery pap and tomato gravy dish will leave your mouth watering.

Buttery pap with sweet & tangy tomato gravy
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Food blogger Landi Govender is sharing her recipe for a delicious tomato gravy that is sure to be a winner.

The recipe takes a South African classic - pap and gravy - to the next level.

Add some wors and you have yourself a meal that will leave your taste buds wanting more.

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Here’s how to make the gravy:


  • 30ml coconut oil
  • 1 onion, chopped finely
  • 5 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Mrs Balls Chutney
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground pepper to taste


1. Heat oil in a pot and fry onion until soft

2. Add the crushed garlic, chopped tomatoes, chilli flakes, sugar, chutney and tomato paste

3. Allow the tomato mixture to cook on a medium heat for 30 minutes, stirring every few minutes to ensure that it does not stick

4. Season to taste with salt and pepper

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