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Swahili Coconut Donuts ( 'Mandazi' in Swahili) Recipe

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This recipe for Swahili Coconut Donuts ( 'Mandazi' in Swahili), by , is from International Women's Club of Bishkek Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sheena Jaffer
Added: Sunday, August 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour,
1 cup sugar,
1/2 cup water,
1/2 cup coconut cream,
1/3 cup oil,
1 teaspoon baking powder,
1 teaspoon ground cardamom,

Directions:
Directions:
Combine all dry ingredients
Add coconut cream and knead with water to make a smooth dough. Allow dough to rest for at least 1/2 an hour.
Divide dough into 7 equal portions. Roll each portion to 6 inch round and cut into four quarters.

Heat oil and deep fry on medium heat until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hrs
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Enjoy at breakfast or as dessert. Coconut milk can be substituted for coconut cream. Available at oriental stores.
For best results, use whole cardamom pods, remove seeds and grind with rolling pin.

 

 

 

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