• LA Commons Staff

Vitumbuwa - Zambian Fritters


2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 cup sugar

1 and ⅓ cup water




  1. Mix all dry ingredients together until well mixed.

  2. Slowly add the water until you foam dough that is smooth and not sticky.

  3. Add more water or flour as needed to ensure the dough is smooth.

  4. Cut dough into equal pieces.

  5. Fill pan with enough oil that will be used to deep fry the cut dough and heat over stove.

  6. When the oil is hot place dough pieces and fry till the dough is brown on all sides and ready on the inside.

  7. Remove pieces from oil and place on a paper towel to cool down and serve.

Enjoy the treat with a warm cup of tea!

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