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recipe image KDF Mandazi
  • snack
  • main
  • breakfast
  • breakfast-blue-band-original
  • medium
  • egg
  • milk
  • african
  • deep-fry
  • breakfast
  • snack
  • pastries

KDF Mandazi

The KDF mandazi is a fun way of redefining the traditional mandazi. This recipe takes you through the steps of achieving this filling snack.

  • Prep time40 minutes
  • Cooking time10 minutes
  • Servings3 portions
  • DifficultyMedium


  • 3 cups plain flour
  • quater teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoon Blue Band margarine spread
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • half cup milk
  • oil for deep-fat frying

Nutritional guidelines (per serving)

Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate


  1. Sieve the plain flour and salt and then add baking powder. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, use a wooden spoon to beat together margarine and sugar until creamy.
  3. Mix into this one egg at a time followed by milk. Add the flour mixture into this and knead into a dough.
  4. Let rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Pull out a portion of the dough and roll out to a thickness of ½ inch.
  6. Use a pizza cutter or knife to cut out small portions of the dough in small rectangles.
  7. Fry the dough in hot oil for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Serve the mandazi with some tea.