Vitumbua (Rice Cakes) 🇹🇿


1/2 teaspoon of cardamom

1 tsp of yeast

1cup of sugar

3cups of rice

Vanilla extract & cinnamon (optional)

Vegetable oil for frying

1/4 cup of coconut milk or water

1 egg (optional)

Step 1: Soak 3 cups of rice overnight or 8hrs maximum

Step 2: Put some cooking oil in a little bowl & also grab one chop stick

Step 3: Grab your blender and dump all your ingredients in it minus the oil.

Step 3: Make sure the mixture is smooth, not loose and not too thick

Step 4: Preheat your pan on a medium stove for a little bit.

Step 5: Pour 1/2 teaspoon of cooking oil in each pan

Step 6: Once the oil is warm then scoop up some mix into each pan.

Step 7: Keep the heat on medium, you want it to cook not burn.

Step 8: Use a chopstick to turn each ball slightly to see how it’s fairing.

Step 9: Once one side is ready then turn it using your chopstick over to the other side.

Step 10: Let that side cook too and VOILA

Repeat steps 5-10 till the end.

PS : The taste of sugar is up to your preference, you can add more if you want more.

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