Definitions for "Amasi"
Sour-milk often mixed with hard maize porridge. very popular in rural and township areas.
Amasi (so called in isi Zulu and isi Xhosa, and "maas" in Afrikaans) is the common word for soured milk that tastes like cottage cheese or plain yoghurt. It is very popular in South Africa, where it is also known known as inkomazi. Amasi is traditionally prepared by storing unpastuerized cow's milk in a calabash container (igula in isiZulu) or hide sack to allow it to ferment.