Soweto Surprise



500g Pride Green Split Peas
1 Smoked Eisbein (ham)
2 Onions
2 tsp Chinese Chicken Stock
1,5 tsp Salt
4l Water
cream for decotation

Maize Meal bread:
(Mielie Balls)

500g Pride Maize Meal
5,5 cups Water
Bread Crumbs
1 tsp Salt



– Place eisbein in a pot of water
– Chop Onions into 1cm by 1cm cubes
– Place 500g of Pride split green peas in pot and add a half a tablespoon of salt
– Place 1,5 tablespoons of salt in pot and 2 tablespoons of chicken stock
– Let soup simmer for 3 hours
– Stir soup every 30 min
– Once soup is ready, place in a bowl and decorate with cream
– The taste is priceless

Mielie Balls:

– Place mealie meal in a pot with 5,5 cups of water
– Add 1 tablespoon of salt
– Wait 15 min, the mealie meal should be cooked. Take off the stove and let it cool
– Once it is cooled, roll the mealie meal into medium sized balls, roll balls in bread crumbs, dip into oil and let it fry for a few seconds
– Add flavouring if you please, or else dip the balls in soup for a marvellous taste