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Maasa

Mali 🇲🇱

Time: 15 minutes + 45 minutes resting | Servings: 12 pancakes | Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Maasa

Ingredients

For the Maasa

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 cups oat flour
  • 2 cups brown rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Powdered sugar, for dusting

Directions

  1. First, add boiling water to 1/2 cup milk. Then add in the sugar and yeast. Set aside for a few minutes until frothy.
  2. Next, whisk together oat flour, brown rice flour, and baking powder.
  3. Now, combine the yeasty milk mixture with the flour mixture. Add the remaining 1 1/2 cups milk, a little at a time. Now, let the batter sit in a cozy, warm spot, covered, for about 30-45 minutes.
  4. Heat ⅛” of oil in a pan until hot, then fry the maasa by the spoonful until golden brown. Turn once.
  5. Drain the maasa on paper towels and dust with a heavy coating of powdered sugar. Enjoy!