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East African Breakfast Combo

East African Breakfast Combo

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 45

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1. Mandazi - 1 cup plain flour

  • 2 tbsp. butter

  • 3 tbsp. powdered sugar

  • 1/4 tsp. salt

  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder

  • 1 egg

  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder

  • 1/2 cup warm milk or as required

  • 2 cups oil to deep fry

  • 2. Uji Wa Wimbi (Porridge) - 3 tbsp. millet flour

  • 2 + 1/2 cup water

  • 2-3 tbsp. sugar / honey or to taste

  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder

  • 3. Fried Nduma (Arrowroot) - 2-3 Arbi, boiled, peeled & cut into thick slices

  • 1/4 tsp. salt or a pinch

  • 1/4 tsp. pepper powder or to taste

  • 2 tbsp. oil to shallow fry

  • 4. Fried Sweet Potato - 1 medium size sweet potato, boiled, peeled & cut into thick slices

  • 1/4 tsp. salt or a pinch

  • 1/4 tsp. pepper powder or to taste

  • 2 tbsp. oil to shallow fry

Directions

  • 01

    1. Mandazi - Mix together flour and butter till it resembles bread crumbs. Then add all the other ingredients (except milk) and knead into a dough. Add milk if required. Cover with a damp cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.

  • 02

    Divide the dough into two equal portions. Roll out each portion into a circle of 1/4

  • 03

    Heat oil in a pan and deep fry in batches till till light golden in colour. Drain on a kitchen towel and dust with some powdered sugar. Enjoy for breakfast with a hot cup of tea / coffee.

  • 04

    2. Uji Wa Wimbi - Bring 2 cups water to a boil. Meanwhile mix together millet flour and 1/2 cup water into a paste.

  • 05

    When the water comes to a boil, add the sugar/ honey and cardamom powder. Simmer till the sugar dissolves.

  • 06

    Then add the flour paste and continue to simmer on a low flame till it turns thick to a desired consistency. Switch off the flame and serve as breakfast, garnished with a pinch of cardamom powder.

  • 07

    3. Fried Nduma (Arrowroot) - Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the sliced arrowroot on both sides till they are light golden in colour. Drain and sprinkle salt and pepper. Your simple breakfast is ready.

  • 08

    4. Fried Sweet Potato - Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the sliced sweet potato on both sides till they are light golden in colour. Drain and sprinkle salt and pepper. So Breakfast is ready.

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