|Place of origin||South Africa|
|Associated national cuisine||Basotho
|Cookbook: Phutu Media: Phutu|
Phuthu or Uphuthu (pronounced //), also incorrectly spelt as putu or phutu, is a traditional preparation method of maize meal in South African cuisine. It is a crumbly or grainy type of pap or porridge, eaten by most cultural groups in South Africa. Phuthu is often eaten with meat, beans, gravy and sour milk.
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