Mandazi with cardamom powder. Mandazi are snacks similar to donuts and they are poplar in Uganda,Kenya and Tanzania. Mandazi is a form of fried dough. Mandazi originates from East African Coast areas and is very popular in the East African region.
Mandazis are similar to doughnuts but are typically less sweet than the United States style of doughnuts. Knead the flour, sugar, cardamom, coconut powder, warm milk, and yeast mixture to form a smooth dough. These simple donuts from East Africa, known as mandazi, have a hint of cardamom and can be served as a sweet treat or alongside curry. You can have Mandazi with cardamom powder using 9 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Mandazi with cardamom powder
- You need 1 1/2 cup of self raising flour.
- It’s 1 cup of plain flour.
- It’s 1 1/2 tsp of margarine.
- Prepare 1 tsp of baking powder.
- Prepare 1/3 cup of sugar.
- It’s 1/2 cup of milk.
- Prepare 1/4 tsp of cardamom powder.
- Prepare As needed of Oil for frying.
- Prepare As needed of Icing sugar for dusting(optional).
Didn't have yeast though.used baking powder. Mandazi is a slightly sweet East African Street Food; spicy, airy yeast doughnut made with coconut milk, flavored with cardamom and grated fresh coconut/coconut flakes. It can be made with yeast or baking powder. Sprinkle with powder sugar and enjoy.
Mandazi with cardamom powder instructions
- Mix all ings in the flour & bind into a medium dough. Civer & let it rest for 1/2 an hour to 1 hour.
- After it has risen start rolling into a big chapati & cut out desired shape.
- Heat the oil on medium heat & fry till golden brown.
- Remove when done & dust with icing sugar.
- Serve with hot tea.
Rate it belowtag @jocooks on instagram and hashtag it #jocooks! Can you do this without cardamom? Also, would it be possible to bake these instead of frying? Mandazi: East African doughnuts with a slightly crunchy exterior and light fluffy interior. Perfect for pairing with tea or coffee.