Waina (Hausa Traditional Food)


2 medium cups raw rice

2 tbsps cooked rice

Little baking powder

1 tbsp active dry yeast

5 tbsps sugar

1/2 salt

Oil for frying in


Soak the rice overnight. Mix with the soaked rice and grind. Add the yeast and keep it in a warm place to rise. Then add sugar, salt and little baking powder and stir well.

Heat your iron ware till very hot. Pour your mixture in the holes and fry till brown, flip over the other side. Do that to the rest of the mixture till you exhaust it.

Your Waina is ready! 

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