Columbian Style Arepas

Columbian Style Arepas

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 1 hour

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Columbian

Serve this snack hot for best results – it is absolutely divine


  • Corn kernels 1 cup
  • Cornmeal 1 cup
  • Vegetable stock ½ cup
  • Sugar 1 tbsp
  • Hung yogurt (chakka) 1 tbsp
  • Melted butter 1 tbsp
  • Processed cheese, grated ½ cup
  • Oil as required


  • Put corn in a mixer jar, add vegetable stock and grind.
  • Take cornmeal, sugar, hung curd and melted butter in a bowl and mix. Add corn puree, cheese and salt and mix well to make a thick batter.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick grill pan and rub some on your palms as well.
  • Take some batter in your palm and shape into ¼ inch thick and 3 inch broad Arepas.
  • Place it gently in the grill pan and grill on low heat, turning sides, for 5-6 minutes or till they turn golden on both sides. You can get around 12 arepas with this batter.
  • Serve with salsa sauce.