• 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup white cornmeal


  • Boil the water with the salt added in a saucepan.
  • In a separate bowl, stir the milk into the white cornmeal.
  • Keep stirring until it is smooth.
  • Then slowly pour the cornmeal mixture into the boiling salted water.
  • Stir this mixture constantly for a couple of minutes until it starts to thicken.
  • Turn the heat on the stove to low and continue to cook the ugali for about 10 - 15 minutes.
  • Stir it every couple of minutes.
  • Keep cooking and stirring until the ugali is very stiff and thick and pulls away from the sides of the saucepan.