One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A type of maize porridge eaten in east and central Africa.
- ‘Kenya ugali na sukuma wiki, a stiff porridge made from maize meal, with collard-like greens boiled with tomatoes and onions.’
- ‘Maize is found in a variety of recipes, especially a porridge called ugali, which is cooked with meat (chicken, goat, or beef) or greens and is eaten nearly every day.’
- ‘The most common staple food is a thick porridge known variously as ugali, sadza, nsima, or posho made from maize or finger millet.’
- ‘Maize made into a thick porridge, called ugali, is the national dish of Kenya.’
- ‘I've tried variants of the African porridges, like ugali or fou-fou, all across tropical Africa.’
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