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For Mahamri

Step 1

Add everything to the flour except the warm milk/coconut milk

Step 2

Mix for a few minutes then add the warm milk/coconut milk in bits as you continue to knead

Step 3

Knead until the dough is nice and soft.

Step 4

Cut into 7 or 8 pieces and shape into balls.

Step 5

Cover and let rise.

Step 6

Roll each ball and cut into 4 quarters and let it rise for 15 mins.

Step 7

In a karai add the oil for frying and place on medium heat.

Step 8

When the oil is hot, add the quarter and start frying one side and flip to the other side, remove from heat when its golden brown.

For Viazi vya Rojo

Step 9

Peel the potatoes and cut them into cubes.

Step 10

Boil the potatoes with salt. once ready, drain the water.

Step 11

Blend tomatoes, garlic and green chillies (optional).

Step 12

Let it cook for few mins then add the potatoes.

Step 13

Lastly add lemon juice or tamarind (ukwaju)

Step 14

Serve hot with tea, mbaazi or viazi vya rojo

Ingredients

For Mahamri

3 cups flour
Half a cup sugar
1 tbsp plain yoghurt
Half tsp ground cardamom powder
1 tsp yeast
1 tsp vegetable oil/ghee
1 to one quarter cup warm milk or coconut milk
Oil for frying

For viazi vya rojo

5 medium sized Potatoes
Salt to taste
2-3 Tomatoes
1 Tsp tomato paste
1 tsp garlic
2 green chillies (optional)
2 tbsp oil