Mandazi(mamri)

  • on June 6, 2022
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Mandazi, is a form of fried bread that originated on the Swahili Coast. It is also known as bofrot or puff puff in Western African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria.

It is one of the principal dishes in the cuisine of the Swahili people who inhabit the Coastal Region of Kenya and Tanzania.

Mandazi(mamri)

Sukaina Nasser Mamado
It is one of the principal dishes in the cuisine of the Swahili people who inhabit the Coastal Region of Kenya and Tanzania.
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Course Rotli Bread Naan
Cuisine African, Tanzania
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 2,1/2 Cup plain flour(or any mixture of wheat and plain flour
  • 1/8 packet coconut cream
  • 6 Tablespoon(tbsp) sugar
  • 3/4 Teaspoon(tsp) coarsely ground cardamom
  • 1 Tablespoon(tbsp) dessicated coconut(optional)
  • 1 Teaspoon(tsp) butter
  • 1 Teaspoon(tsp) dried yeast
  • oil for frying

Instructions
 

  • Dissolve the coconut cream in a small amount of boiling water
  • Bind together all the ingredients with the coconut cream paste into a very stiff dough
  • Leave to rise in a warm place for at least 4 hours, or overnight if possible
  • Knead the dough and roll out 1/3 inch thick
  • Cut into required shapes and deep fry in hot oil
  • Dunk each mandazi in hot oil until it puffs up, then turn over
  • Fry to an even deep tan colour
  • Drain onto kitchen paper
  • Serve immediately on its own or with bharazi
Keyword mamri, mandazi, roti
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