Veg HT ACC Venezuelan 35mins
Makes 8 Hot Vegetarian
Accompaniment Bread Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless Sth America South American Venezuela
600ml/20fl.oz. Warm Water
½ teasp Salt
450g/1lb Masa Harina Flour
Oil for shallow frying
Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6.
2. Place the flour and salt in a large mixing bowl and gradually add the warm
water, mixing to form a stiff dough. Leave to stand for 5 minutes.
3. Knead the dough for a couple of minutes then form into 8 balls. Flatten with
the palm of your hand so they measure about 7.5cm/3-inches in diameter and are
about 18mm/¾-inch thick.
4. Heat a little oil in a large frying pan, add the arepas and cook for 3-4
minutes on each side until crisp and golden, turning 3 or four times.
5. Remove them from the pan and drain on kitchen paper then transfer to a baking
sheet and bake in the oven for about 15 minutes.
Serve the arepas warm as an accompaniment with soup or main courses such as
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