Kenyan maandazi (fried bread)

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Flour
½ cup Sugar
½ teaspoon Baking soda
1 tablespoon Active dry yeast
1½ cup Water
4 tablespoons Vegetable oil

Combine dry ingredients in mixing bowl. Pour water and oil into center of flour mixture. Mix thoroughly.

Knead dough 15-20 minutes. Divide into 6 large balls. Roll each ball out into circles. Cut each circle into 4 triangles. Deep fry until brown.

NOTES : Maandazis taste best when they are warm. They are served on any occasion, except as a dessert.

Recipe by: Kitchen of Eastern Arabia/Robert Tole, Mombasa, Kenya Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #665 by Creedenite@... on Jul 11, 1997

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