Brought to you by: Katanu N. (ICSA)

  • 1 beaten egg
    • ½ cup of sugar
    • ½ cup of milk
    • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
    • 2 cups of white flour
    • 2 teaspoons of baking powder


  1. Gather all your ingredients.
  2. Mix all your ingredients together, adding more flour if necessary.
  3. The dough should soft, but not sticky.
  4. Roll the dough on a lightly floured board until about ¼ of an inch thick.
  5. Cut the dough into triangles
  6. Deep fry the triangles in hot oil until both sides are golden brown.
  7. Remove the mandazi from the oil.
  8. Drain out all the oil from the mandazi using a paper towel.
  9. Optional: Sprinkle the mandazi with powdered sugar.

Bowl of mandazi.jpg
Bowl of mandazi.jpg

Picture credits:
Mandazi from Nairobi, Kenya July 20, 2009. Photo by Bacardi (Flickr)