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  • 4 okras
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • How To Cook:
    1. Put water to boil in a medium-size pot. Thinly slice okra and add to boiling water.

    2. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes, until soft. Lower the heat.

    3. Meanwhile, combine corn meal with cold water and mix well.

    4. Add corn mixture to the okra. Add salt. Mix well and cook on low, stirring constantly with a flat wooden spoon or "cou-cou stick".

    5. The cou-cou will be ready when it's fairly stiff and it clean breaks away from the sides of the pot.

    6. Place the cou-cou in a serving dish and put the butter on top.

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