Mandazi.East African Cuisine.

These are sold in every corner  and cooked in every house of East Africa. Definitely a favourite dosh of that region. Mandazi can be used as breads and as dessert.


Flour- 3 cups.

Coconut milk- 370 ml.

Sugar- 1/2 cup.

Yeast- 1 sachet.

Cardamom ground- 1/2 teaspoon.

Egg- 1 bitten.

Oil -2 cups.


Mix a sachet of yeast with a 1 tablespoon of sugar and 1/4 of cup of warm water, cover and let it rise.

Then stir in the rest of ingredients and kneed a dough for 10 minutes.


Cover, and let it rise and double in size.


When doubled in size, heat an oil in a pan.

Divide the mixture into 4 parts.

Roll each part into a circle 15cm in diameter and 1 cm thick. Cut each circle into 6 triangles.



Fry in hot oil till nice and browned.


Eat the way it is as a bread or sprinkle with an icing sugar, and turn it to a dessert.




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