Kačamak with Skorupa: Montenegrin Maize Porridge Extravaganza

Dish recipes: Kačamak sa skorupom
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Embark on a culinary journey to Montenegro with Kačamak, a traditional maize porridge that captures the heart and soul of Balkan comfort food. Elevate your taste buds with the delightful addition of skorupa, taking this dish to new heights.


2 cups Cornmeal (1 lb), finely ground

4 cups Water (0.95 L)

1 cup Skorupa (0.25 kg), Montenegrin cheese

Salt to Taste


Prepare Cornmeal Base:

In a pot, bring water to a boil and slowly whisk in the cornmeal to avoid lumps.

Cook to Perfection:

Stir continuously over low heat until the mixture thickens and the cornmeal is fully cooked.

Incorporate Skorupa:

Gently fold in the skorupa, allowing it to melt into the porridge for a creamy consistency.

Season with Salt:

Add salt to taste, enhancing the flavors of the maize and skorupa.

Serve Warm:

Spoon the kačamak into bowls and serve warm for the ultimate Montenegrin comfort experience.


Enjoy Kačamak with Skorupa on its own or as a delightful side dish to complement your Montenegrin feast.

Kačamak with Skorupa is a celebration of Montenegrin culinary heritage, bringing together the wholesome goodness of maize porridge and the rich flavors of skorupa.