Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine milk and butter in a bowl. Stir in cornmeal, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Mix well beaten eggs & chives with all other ingredients. until well blended.
Pour batter into greased casserole dish and bake 30 to 40 minutes. Bread is done when a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for about 5 minutes, then serve at once with your choice of grilled or roasted chicken, sausage, grilled meat balls or oriental kofta.