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250ml pea/chana flour

30ml cake flour

1 small onion, grated

1 small potato, grated

1 teaspoon jeera

1 teaspoon koljander (coriander)

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon turmeric

1 level teaspoon baking powder

2 teaspoons crushed dried red chillies

1 cup chopped spinach

100ml water to mix

Oil for deep frying




Add the flours, jeera, koljander, salt, turmeric, baking powder and dried chillies into a mixing bowl.

Add the grated onion, potato, chopped spinach and enough water to make a stiff mixture. Heat the oil until moderately hot. Do not over heat the oil as the daltjie will brown too quickly and the inside will not have cooked completely. Drop spoonfuls into the hot oil, fry for approximately 3 minutes turning all the time. Drain on absorbent kitchen towels, serve warm with chutney.



About Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

Cape Malay Home Cooking made easy. The Muslim community has also had a large influence on the cooking of South Africa. Cape Malay cuisine is delicious. It usually consists of a combination of fruit, spices, vegetables and meat. Using my cooking know how to inspire everyone to cook the food they love. Here you will find tried and tested simple and delicious recipes for relaxed home cooking that go far beyond baking. From easy soups and roasts to delicious breads, deserts, stews, etc… All the recipes seen here are prepared in my kitchen with photos taken by my family and me. So please don’t expect professional photography or styling, it’s just the way we have our meals on a normal day! My motto is: "Give a man a plate of food and you've fed him for the day. Teach a man to cook and you feed him for a lifetime" - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights Facebook@www.facebook.com/capemalaycooking https://capemalaycooking.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/CapeMalayCooks www.youtube.com/capemalaycooking

Posted on 13/07/2011, in Ramadan. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Salaam Cape Malay Cooking, I would so love to become one of your contacts/freinds on Facebook and follow your activity but i was sadly informed that you have reached your total maximum number of contacts. I am quite interested in your delightful dishes and treats.

    Sania Lee Rooza.

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