Mandazi Recipe


Photo courtesy of Asma Mattan

Makes 40 mandazis


3 cups all-purpose flour,

½ cup sugar

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

2 teaspoons ground cardamom

½ teaspoon kosher salt

1 egg

oil, for frying


1: In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, cardamom, and salt. 

2: use a spatula to mix in the egg until the dough comes together.

3: Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead until smooth. Dive the dough into 4 quarters 

4: Roll out 1 quarters of dough into a circle Cut into triangles. Repeat with the remaining dough portions.

5: Heat the oil in a large pot 

6: fry the mandazi 10 at a time for 2-3 minutes per side, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. 


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