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Maandazi is a popular East African snack that is similar to doughnuts. The name “maandazi” comes from the Arabic word “ma’andazi,” which means “hors d’oeuvres.” It is a deep-fried dough made from flour, sugar, baking powder, and coconut milk or water. It is commonly eaten as a breakfast or snack food and is served with tea or coffee.

Maandazi can be flavored with various ingredients such as cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla, or coconut flakes. It can also be served plain or sprinkled with powdered sugar or honey. The texture of maandazi is soft and fluffy on the inside and slightly crispy on the outside. It is a delicious treat enjoyed by many in East Africa.

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