MOFO GASY (MADAGASCAR)

MOFO GASY (MADAGASCAR)

 

Mofo Gasy (pronounced muf gas), which means “Malagasy bread”, is a popular street food in 🇲🇬 Madagascar. It's a perfect breakfast snack and is often paired with coffee.  This delicious treat is made from sweetened rice flour and traditionally cooked over charcoal in greased molds using a cast iron Aebleskiver. In the Coastal region it's made with coconut milk and is called mokary. 

 

Ingredients

  • Makes about 20-25 depending on the size of the aebleskiver
  • Whole-wheat pastry Flour - ½ cup (or use all purpose flour)
  • Cream of Rice or Rice rawa - ¼ cup+2 tbsp
  • Instant yeast - ½ tsp
  • Sugar - 2tbsp, divided use
  • Lukewarm Water - ¾ cup

 

Instructions

  1. Add 1 tsp sugar from the measured sugar to the warm water. Add yeast and mix.
  2. Cover the rest mixture and let it rest for 10 minutes or till the mixture becomes frothy.
  3. Mix plain flour, rice semolina, salt and sugar in a bowl.
  4. Add the vanilla extract, the yeast mixture, coconut milk and mix well.
  5. Cover the mixture and let it rest in a warm place for 1-1½ hours till it becomes nearly double the size and has fermented.
  6. Heat an aebleskiver pan over low heat.
  7. Brush the cavities with oil.
  8. Add some batter in each cavity till its full.
  9. Cover the pan and let the bread or pancake cook for 2-3minutes
  10. Take the lid off and turn each bread over and let cook till done.
  11. Remove from the cavity and place the mofo gasy in a plate.

 

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