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Masa is finely ground nixtamal (corn treated with either slaked lime or lye, in a process called nixtamalization). It is not to be confused with cornstarch or cornmeal.
Corn masa is used to make corn tortillas and tamales. Like cornstarch, it can be used to thicken sauces.
Recipes using corn masa 
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