This nutritious and delicious dessert—called “Poudine mais” in French—was a popular sweet in Mauritius in the 1960s and frequently sold by street vendors. The bright yellow colour is due to zeaxanthin, an antioxidant pigment, which is important to protect your eyes from macular degeneration. Polenta is also high in resistant starch, a type of dietary fibre recognised for its protective effects against bowel cancer. Love this recipe?
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