Mandazi Ya Nazi (Coconut Mandazi)

6 cups multipurpose wheat flour
1 eggs
2 tablespoons margarine, butter or vegetable oil
1/2 sugar
1 can coconut milk
2 1/2 teaspoons yeast
1/2 powder milk ( or 1 cup milk)
1 cup room temperature water if you are using powder milk
1 teaspoon ground Cardamon
pinch of salt
oil for frying


Mix yeast with a few spoonfuls of the warm water and let it sit for five minutes.
Combine all the dry ingredients together then add butter, and the rest of the ingredients but milk in a mixing bowl. Gradually add milk while kneading the dough if not using milk add water as necessary. After elastic dough is formed cover it with a hot wet towel or in a warm place and allow to rise for 20 minutes. Kneading again and let it sit for 20 minutes more.

Divide the dough into four pieces. Roll the dough into 6 or 9 inches pie and 2/3 inches thick. Cut it using a knife or a cookie cutter and let them sit for ten minutes time. Heat vegetable oil in a thick heavy pot and deep fry few at a time until they turn to golden brown color and turn in another side and do the same. Remove and place on paper towels to drain.

You can serve warm or cold

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the recipe, my family LOVED them, I made them twice in one weekend. The 2nd time I use almond Milk instead and they still yummy.