Popular Viazi Karai By Mayuri’s Jikoni

Popular Viazi Karai By Mayuri's Jikoni
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Popular Viazi Karai By Mayuri's Jikoni
Yields8 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

 A contribution for a traditional Mombasa dish for Kalyani’s blog is Viazi Karanga or known more famously as Viazi Karai. Karai here refers to a basin or huge bowl or wok. Viazi in Kiswahili means potato.

This snack is so famous all over Mombasa. Its served as street food (where in the evenings in some old parts of Mombasa or the slum areas, women come out in the evening at their doorstep and prepare this snack for passersby).

 8 medium potatoes, boiled and peeled
For the filling:
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 ½ tsp salt
For the batter:
 2 ¾ cups chana flour (besan, chickpea flour, unga ya ndengu)
 ¼ cup plain flour(all purpose flour)
 ¾ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp turmeric powder(haldi, manjano)
 2 tbsp hot oil
 ¾ cup water
 oil for deep frying
For the Chutney:
 1 cup fresh grated coconut
 ¼ cup finely chopped raw mango(peeled)
 2-3 green chillis
 ½ tsp salt
 1 cup water

Ingredients

 8 medium potatoes, boiled and peeled
For the filling:
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 ½ tsp salt
For the batter:
 2 ¾ cups chana flour (besan, chickpea flour, unga ya ndengu)
 ¼ cup plain flour(all purpose flour)
 ¾ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp turmeric powder(haldi, manjano)
 2 tbsp hot oil
 ¾ cup water
 oil for deep frying
For the Chutney:
 1 cup fresh grated coconut
 ¼ cup finely chopped raw mango(peeled)
 2-3 green chillis
 ½ tsp salt
 1 cup water
Popular Viazi Karai By Mayuri’s Jikoni

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