Riguas (recipe)

The riguas are cakes made with corn or corn dough. Its exquisite taste we love much to Salvadorans since this dough is combined with other ingredients derived from milk as curd or cream. Here we present you the recipe to make riguas easily.

Riguas

The riguas are cakes made with corn or corn mass dough. It has an exquisite taste that Salvadorians loves. This dough is combined with other ingredients derived from milk (curd or cream milk). Here we will present to you the recipe to make delicious riguas easily.

Ingredients: Three cups of corn kernels (must be hard corn, but tender) Salt to taste Half a tablespoon of sugar a Half ounce of butter (if you prefer, you can use margarine) and  “Huerta”  leaves (to use them as cover and give more flavor)

Ingredients

  • Three cups of corn kernels (must be hard corn, but tender) Salt to taste
  • Half a tablespoon of sugar
  • Half an ounce of butter (if you prefer, you can use margarine)
  • Huerta leaves, to use them as cover and give more flavor and a touch

Preparation

First of all, you must grind mill grains of corn along with the salt, sugar, and butter (You will get a liquid clear mass, but not worry)

Then, cut the leaves of Orchard into small pieces, (30 by 30 cm approx), and put in the Center two tablespoons of rigorous raw dough, then fold the sheet into two parts, leaving the dough in rest, after that, take the skillet  and put it in fire slowly for 5 minutes each side, until it has a firm consistency.

Related:   Salvadoran torrejas

You can eat them immediately (enjoy its fresh and warm flavor) or save them for later, if this is the case it can be heated on the same griddle. It’s important to say that this recipe serves ten riguas, it can be served with cream and cheese to taste or with a curd.

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