4 Cups Wheat Flour
A quarter or 1/2 Cup Sugar
1 tsp. Cardamon powder
1 tsp. Instant yeast
1 ½ c.Milk or water or coconut milk
¼ c. Melted butter or oil 1 Egg (optional)
Oil for deep frying
Sift the flour in a mixing bowl.
Add sugar and cardamon.
Heat up the butter to hot but do not boil,make a well in the flour and pour the hot butter.
Carefully rub in the flour until well blended.
Add the yeast,warm milk and egg and mix to form a soft sticky dough.
Place on a lightly floured board and knead for atleast 5 mins until the dough is soft and pliable.
Form into balls (the size between an apple and an orange) roll into about ¼ inch thickness, cut into any desired shape.
Place on lightly floured trays and leave to rise for about ½-1 hour.
Heat up deep oil in a deep pan until medium hot. F
ry the mamris until golden brown on both sides. Drain on soft paper and serve them hot or cold.
Recipe Courtesy of Alice Taabu, Mke Nyumbani