Akassan Zogbon is a togolese fermented corn based porridge served with a doughnut tasting round ball called botocoin or roasted peanut (Azi). Unlike flour made from wheat grains, cornmeal does not contain gluten. It is therefore safe for those with gluten intolerance and celiac disease. … In your situation you have found out that cornmeal porridge is not good for you. In addition, you are trying to lose some weight.