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How To Prepare South Africa Mandazi

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How To Prepare South Africa Mandazi

Tasty Mandazi Recipe is the super quick recipe, yeast free, made with self-rising flour or baking powder and it’s made in a short amount of time.

Mandazi, is a form of fried soft bread shaped in triangle and it originated on the Swahili Coast.  It is one of the principal dishes in the cuisine of the Swahili people who inhabit the Coastal Region of Kenya and Tanzania

The dash of cardamom adds an authentic taste which makes it different from regular donuts. You can serve it with either honey or jam.

In this article, we are going to learn how to prepare South Africa Mandazi Recipe for your occasions.

 

 

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RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour plus more

1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon crushed cardamom spice

1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg or cinnamon

2 Tablespoons grated coconut or coconut flakes(optional)

1 large egg

3 tablespoons melted butter/oil

1/2 cup evaporated milk /coconut milk

warm water as needed

Vegetable oil for deep-frying

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE SOUTH AFRICAN  MANDAZI

Mix dry Ingredients: In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, sugar, cardamom spice and nutmeg. Whisk together then make a well in the center

Combine liquid ingredients: Gently add eggs, butter and milk. Using a spatula, combine until mixture comes together and dough is smooth.

Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead until smooth.

Divide the dough into 4 portions.

Roll out dough in to 1 inch thick. Cut in bite size pieces or triangles. Repeat with the remaining dough portions.

In a large sauce pan, pour vegetable oil, until it is at least 2 inches high (too little will result in flatter mandazi)

Place on medium heat until oil reaches 350 degrees.

Fry until golden brown about 3-5 minutes depending on size. Work in batches

Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper napkin. Serve warm with powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar or Kenyan Coffee

 

MAN SHALL NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE,BUT BY EVERY WORD(JESUS) THAT PROCEEDETH OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.kj

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