Malawi Food: Malawian Donuts (Mandazi) Recipe

By Chef Yotamu


Mandazi are Malawian fried breads that are eaten with tea or coffee for breakfast, for a snack anytime, and with the main course for lunch or dinner.


1 Egg, beaten
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Milk
2 tbsp Butter, melted
2 cups White Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
Oil to fry

How to make Mandazi:
Mix all the ingredients together, except oil, to form soft but non-sticky dough.
Roll the dough on a lightly floured board until it is about 1/4 inch think.
Cut into triangles and fry in hot oil until both sides are golden brown.
Remove mandazi from oil and drain their excess oil on paper towels.
Mandazi are ready to serve.


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