Mandazi

Staying in the Africa Continent you cannot miss out on this very, superbly delicious snack. It is usually eaten with tea, milk or even soda. Its eggless and super yum. So guys here you go!!!! made with no Yeast

Ingredients

  • 4 Cups Self Raising Flour
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cardamom
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • Milk to knead the Dough
  • Oil to deep fry

Mix the above ingredients in a bowl and knead the dough with Milk. Let it rest for minimun 1 hour and maximum over night. You shall see the dough should have risen.

Roll out not too thick and not too thin, cut the rolled chapati into 4 parts, fry on high flame initially and low after. they should air up on its on with out any efforts.

Tada its actually ready

 

African Traditional Ugali, Sukuma with Butternut

Living in nairobi, how can one miss out on the very healthy Tradional Food thats Ugali and Sukuma wiki. We never miss having this on Weekends, a very very healthy diet. I actually asked my house help to show me how its done their way, so here is the recipeee 🙂

For the Ugali – Ingredients

  • 2 cups Maize Flour/ Maize meal that is not very smooth
  • 3 cups water
  • Salt is optional
  • Served with Blueband hahaFor the Sukuma/ Kale
  • 1 bunch sukuma chopped
  • 1 bunch Spinach Chopped
  • 2 to three tomatoes
  • Salt to taste 

Method:- In a pan heat oil and add tomatoes, once the tomatoes cook add the washed chopped greens and mix well, let the greens release its own water. Once they shrink add salt and mix well. Let it cook for 10 minutes 🙂

I usually mix kale and spinach, it actually tastes better.

 

 

For the Butternut Mix

  • 1 cup chopped butternut
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 1/2 tsp Dhanajeera
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala for the Indian touch