Monday, October 15, 2012

Simple Pancakes

1 cup milk
1 cup water
2 eggs
1 cup flour, but you can add more if you think its too light. ( 1 dont really measure, i just add) :))
1 tblsp sugar
How its made:
  • Add every thing in the bowl and mix it with a hand whisk.
  • with a law heat ( i used 4) add 1tblsp butter into the pan and wait till it melts
  • Add 1 ladle of the mixture into the pan and spread it like the pict above.
  • Spread another tblsp of butter on the upper part when it is dry, then turn the pancake to the other side when the down part has turned brownish in color
  • let it be in the frying pan for 2-3 mins ( check if it have some color underneath too),then take it out.
  • Put it in a plate and spread abit of sugar on top and continue to make the rest pancakes the same way!
  • When saving, you can eat it with whip cream, jam or nothing since you added sugar before.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Kachori and Katlesi


 Katlesi ( potato chops)

5-6      Potatoes 
250g   Minsed Meat
25dl    Breadcrumbs
deep frying oil
 Meat ingrediantes:
  • Crushed ginger and garlic 1 tspn each
  • Cummin powder 1 tspn
  • Black pepper 1/2tblspn
  • Cinemon powder 1/4 tspn
  • Chili powder 1/2 tspn
  • Lemon juice 2-3 tblspn
  • Ground Corriader/ fresh choppes 1/4 cup or 1/2tspn
  • 1 big onion chopped/small dices
How to make:
  • Peal and boil the potatoes, when they are done crush them into mash
  • Put the meat in a cooking pan, mix all the meat ingredients except the onions and corriander if you are yousing fresh ones
  • Cook the meat till all the water is dry
  • Dont forget to taste the salt and pepper
  • Add the corriander and onions, mix them and put them aside to cool down
  • Take the potatoes you mashed and make a medium sized ball in your hand palm and spread it  (make sure your palms are oily so that the mash potatoes dont break)
  • with your hand palm make a bowl shape and put 1 tblspn meat on top of the mashed potatoes and try and close it, so that the meat is inside and put them aside
  • Put more oil on your hands to make a softer shaped chops
  • Repeat the procedure until you finish your meat and potatoes
  • Put the oil in a deep fry pan and let it heat up
  • Beat up the eggs with a pinch of salt in a bowl plate and the bread crumbs in another plate
  • Deap the katlesi on the eggs and put them on the bread crumbs(make sure they are covered with crumbs or else they will break while deep frying
  • When they turn brownish take them out an they are ready to eat.



5-6       potatoes
1 tsp    garlic
Pinch of Salt and pepper
4 tblsp tomato puree
1 tspn tomato paste
1/2 tsp chilli powder
3-4 tblsp all purpose flour
1/4 tspn ground tumeric
2 tblsp  lemon juice
Deep frying oil

Tomato sauce:
  • In a small cooking pan, add 1 tblsn cooking oil and cook the garlic till golden brown
  • add all the rest ingrediants ( tomatoes, chili, salt and pepper, lemon juice) and cook it for 5 mins
  • Take it out and let it rest
How to make Kachori:
  • Peal and boil the potatoes
  • When they are done, mash them and add the tomato sauce
  • put oil in your hand palms and make small balls and put them aside
  • in a bowl add the flour, salt and the tumeric powder.Add water and mix it in a thick mixture
  • Put the oil in a deep fryer
  • add the kachori in your mixture one by one and put them in the deep fryer. 1 min is enough and take them out.
  • Ready to eat

Tuesday, October 9, 2012


Unga/flour 4 cups
Sukari/Sugar 1 cup
Hamira/dry yeast 1 tsp
Samli au mafuta/ Gee or normal oil 1 tblsp
Maziwa au tui la nazi/Milk or coconut milk 1 1/2 cups
Hiliki/ Cardemum 1/2 tsp
Mafuta ya kukaangia/cooking oil

   How its done:
  1. Changanya unga Hamira, Samli, maziwa au tui, kisha vuruga na kanda ukandike kiasi. 
  2. Kata madonge manane kisha acha uumuke.  
  3. Ukishaumuka sukuma kila donge ukate vipande vinne.
  4. Panga kwenye meza tena yaumuke. Weka mafuta ya kukaangia katika karaii na yakaange kwa moto wa kiasi.´
  5. Yatoe weka kwenye sahani tayari kwa kuliwa.

  1. Mix everything together and kneed it well
  2. cut the dough into smaller round doughs maybe 8-10 and let it rest for the yeast to raise
  3. When the dough has risen, roll the small doughs into a thick tortilla shape and cut it in 4
  4. Put it in a tray( do not pile them up) and let them be for half an hour
  5. Put the oil in a big pan to deep fry your maandazi with middle heat
  6. Deep fry your mandazi and take them out when they change their color to brown ish
  7. Ready to eat with cofee or bean stue or what ever you want

Monday, October 8, 2012

Spanish Flan

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt sugar until liquefied and golden in color. Carefully pour hot syrup into a 9 inch round glass baking dish, turning the dish to evenly coat the bottom and sides. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Beat in condensed milk, evaporated milk and vanilla until smooth. Pour egg mixture into baking dish. Cover with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake in preheated oven 60 minutes. Let cool completely.
  5. To serve, carefully invert on serving plate with edges when completely cool.

Borohoa with fried fish

Borohoa(dengu)/ Lentils
  • 250 g of lentils, boil for 15-20 minutes
  • 1 chopped Onion
  • 250g tomato cane/puree
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 200ml coconut milk
  • salt to taste
  • chilli powder/ fresh chillis
  • 1 veg. stock cube
  • 2tblsp oil
How they are done:
  • put 2 tblspn oil in a cooking pan and fry your onions till golden brown
  • add all your two types of tomatoes, chilli,lentils, cube and coconut milk
  • add 1/2 cup water and let it cook with low heat.
  • add water if the lentils are still hard.
  • 2 Salmon peace
  • 1 big clove garlic
  • 2tblsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • chilli
How to make the fish marinate:
  • blend everything together ( garlic, lemon,salt and chilli)
  • Spread it on the fish and put in the fridge for 5 mins
  • Fry it on the 3-4 tblsp oil

Sweet potatoes and fried chicken!!


1 big sweet potatoe
1/4 cup sugar
250ml coconut milk
1/4 tsp cardamom

How its done:
  • Peel the potatoe and dice it in small peaces
  • Wash them properly and put them in a cooking pan at a medium heat
  • Pour the coconut milk and ½ cup of water and let it boil
  • Add sugar and cardemom and cover the pan with a top or a foil and let it cook till the potatoes are soft and cooked.
  • Make sure you stir the potatoes so that the sugar could spread evenly.
  • Poke it with a folk to try and see if they are done!!
  • Pour them in a plate with your chicken wings ( whether fried or just from the oven) and ready to eat.

Biriani Ya Kuku

Kuku  1/2 - 1kg  
Chumvi kiasi
Mafuta 1 Kikombe
Samli ½ Kikombe
Kitungu (Kata virefu virefu) 3 Vikubwa
Nyanya (kata vipande) 2
Nyanya kopo 1 Kijiko cha chakula
Thomu 1 Kijiko cha chakula
Tangawazi 1 Kijiko cha chakula
Pilipili mbichi iliyosagwa 1 Kijiko cha chai
Pilipili ya unga nyekundu ½ Kijiko cha chai
Kotmiri iliyokatwa 2 Vijiko vya chakula
Viazi 6
Gram masala 1 Kijiko cha chai
Mtindi ¼ Kikombe cha chai

  1.     .  Kwenya karai au (sufuria) mimina mafuta na samli.  Yakishapata moto mimina vitunguu vikaange mpaka viwe rangi ya hudhurungi. Vitowe viweke pembeni.
  2.       Kaanga viazi na viweke pembeni.
  3.       Chukua sufuria tia kuku, thomu, tangawizi, pilipili, nyanya, nyanya ya kopo, mtindi, na pilipili ya unga. Chemsha mpaka iive.
  4.     Tia vile vitungu ulioyovikaanga, tia viazi, gram masala, kotmiri na yale mafuta uliokaangia vitunguu kama ¼ kikombe, acha moto mdogo mdogo kama ¼ saa, epua weka pembeni.

Mchele 2-3 cups
Hiliki nzima   3
Mdalasini mzima 1
Zafarani ½ kijiko cha chai
Rangi ya biriani ¼ Kijiko cha chai
Mafuta yaliyokaangiwa vitunguu ½ Kikombe
Chumvi kiasi
Roweka zafarani na rangi kwenye kikombe na ¼ kikombe cha maji. Roweka kabla ya robo saa.

  1. Osha mchele uroweke kwenye maji muda wa dakika 20.
  2. Chemsha maji kwenye sufuria kama magi 10.
  3. Tia hiliki na mdalasini.
  4. Yakishachemka unatia mchele,chemsha usiive sana, unamwaga maji.
  5. Unamimina tena ule mchele ½ yake kwenye sufuria, unatia rangi na zafrani kidogo, halafu unamimina mchele uliyobakia unatia rangi iliyobakia.
  6. Mafuta yake unayachemsha mpaka yachemke unamimina juu ya mchele, unarudisha motoni unaweka moto mdogo ukisha kuiva, tayari kupakuliwa.
  7. Unapakuwa wali unaweka chini kwenye sahani na juu yake sosi ya kuku.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake:

1 1/2 cups(195 grams) all purpose flour
1 cup (200g) granulated white sugar
1/4 cup(25g) unsweetened cocoa powder( not Dutch-processed),sifted
1teaspoon lemon juice(or vinegar)
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Chocolate Frosting:
 6 ounces(170g) semi-sweet chocolate,chopped
3/4 cup (180ml) hea cream (35% butterfat)
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature



1 cup Rice
3 onions sliced
400-500g chicken pieces
5 whole cardemom, open them ( Iliki nzima)
2 sticks cinemon, cut them in half ( Mdalasini)
3-4 cloves ( karafuu)
1 Vegitable or chicken cube
2table spoon vegitable oil
½tsp salt
4dl tomato in a box or blend 2 tomatoes with 1tblsp water
1 Carrot
1 box or 42g or 2-3 tblsp rasins

How to cook!!

1. Kaanga vitunguu vikianza kulegea( usisubiri viwe vya brown) tia kuku, iliki, mdalasini,chumvi na karafuu kisha funika kwa foil.
Eng: Fry the onions abit when they start to be soft ( dont wait till its brown) then add your chicken, cinemon, cardemom,cloves and salt then cover them with foil.

2. Fungua ugeuze geuze then tia nyanya na endelea kufunika ukiwacha nyama yako iive kama dakika 15 hivi. usisahau ku koroga ili visiungue.
Eng: Open and stir then add tomato paste and continue to cover it with foil to let the chicken get done for maybe 15-20 mins. Dont forget to check on it often so it doesnt burn.

3.Toa kuku mmoja mmoja kwenye mchuzi na uwatandaze kwenye oven tray yako. Washa oven for 150C na uwaweke kuku wako kama dakika 20-30.
Eng: Take the chicken out one by one from the tomato stew and put them in your oven tray. Put the oven on about 150C and put the chicken in the oven for about 20-30 mins

4. Tia mchele wako kwenye rosti lako la nyanya na ufunike na foil. Fungua utizame usiungue na ongeza maji kama mchuzi wako kidogo ili wali wako uive.
Eng: Put your rice in the stew and let it cook. Cover it with foil but check it often so it doest burn. Add water abit if your tomato stew is little so that the rice could get cooked.

5. Randa carrot zako na ukate kipande cha foil na uweke hizo carrot na zabibu kama kafurushi cha mzigo. Ufunge vizuri usimwagike kiurahisi. Wali uliwa karibu na kuiva ufunue katikati na uweke kifurushi chako. so juu wali katikati kifurish halaf chini wali. Endelea kuufunika kwa foil waliwako.
Unaweza kuuweka kwenye oven kidogo ili uive vizuri. Mvuke utaivisha carrot zako.
Eng: Grate the carrot and put them in a piece of foil and make a percel together with the rasins. Make sure it is nicely closed so it does come out on the rice. In between your rice put your carrot and rasin parcel( Rice, parcel then rice) cover it with foil and again dont forget it, it will burn. You can put it in the oven for couple of minutes if you want.

6. Ukiiva pakua wali wako kwenye sahani kubwa. Tandaza nyama zako kisha mwagia carrot na zabibu juu. Tayari kwa kula.
Eng: When the rice is done, put it in a big plate and put the chicken on top then spread your raisins and carrots and its ready to eat!