Serve them warm for breakfast or for snack.
Breakfast muffins bread. Once you place the mandazi in the pan they will rise to the top and you can use a slotted spoon to flip the mandazi over until golden brown. Cut in bite size pieces or triangles like in the picture. Most small restaurants called hotelis in kenya serve mandazi. Its one of the most disgusting mandazi i have ever eaten.
The first step for this recipe is to activate the yeast. Please revisit your recipethe measurements are off. Other ingredients such as peanuts and ground almonds can also be used to give them a different flavor. Ingredients traditionally used to prepare mandazi include flour egg sugar spices and not to mention the delicious coconut milk.
Make a well in the center then use a rubber spatula to mix in the egg and coconut milk until the dough comes together. Dig a well in the center and put the yeast in it. Usually mandazi are eaten with tea chai or coffee. Lets go back to the mandazi that are prepared by briefly frying the dough in the oil.
How to make mandazi. Only fry as many mandazis as can float in the pan without touching one another. In a large bowl whisk together the flour sugar baking powder cardamom and salt. Cut in bite size.
How to make a lemon kenyan mandazi. Fry until golden brown about 3 5 minutes depending on size. 2 tbsp of sugar. Knead dough on a flat work surface until no longer sticky.
The recipe yields 16 medium mandazis and serves 3 4 people. These mandazis with lemon recipe do not use eggs nor milk nor butter so it is most definitely vegetarian vegan lactose friendly. Combine milk 14 cup vegetable oil sugar egg instant yeast salt and cardamom in a large bowl. Followed the recipe to the t and they the salt overpowered everything.
Mix in flour 1 cup at a time until dough comes together and is easily handled. Dive the dough into 4 portions. 1 cup self raising flour. You can also find mandazi being sold by street vendors.
In a large sauce pan pour vegetable oil until it is at least 3 inches or about 5 centimeters high too little will result in flatter mandazi and place on medium heat until oil is 350 degrees. What a waste of my time. Creating the main dough of the mandazi in the bowl of the food processor or in a large kneading pan place the flour and spice mixture. Place the warm water in a bowl and sprinkle the yeast on top.
The spices are not detectable. Gently add the coconut milk butter egg and the sugar mixture. In a large sauce pan pour vegetable oil until it is at least 3 inches or about 5 centimeters high too little will result in flatter mandazi and place on medium heat until oil is 350 degrees. Its not salty but you can taste it.