RECIPE: Ujeqe (steam bread)

Bread from wheat and seeds

Recipe tried and tested by Pamela Mkhungo.

This bread doesn’t require an oven as it gets cooked using a saucepan and steamer on top of the stove.

Ingredients

  • 200g sugar
  • egg white
  • 4 cups flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water or any way best suited
  • 11 g sachet instant yeast
  • 3 pinches of salt

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Method 

  1. Mix the flour, sugar, water, yeast and salt to form a  loose dough. Knead the dough for 10 minutes by gripping it and slapping it against the side of the mixing bowl. Put the dough into a clean, greased plastic  bag and knot closed. Place in a warm area for about 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
  2. Place a steamer over a saucepan of simmering water. Put the bag containing the dough inside the steamer and steam for 1 hour, or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  3. Remove from the saucepan and cover with a tablecloth and place in an open bowl.

Variety serving sides

  • Stew
  • Chakalaka
  • Soup
  • Butter

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Pamela Mkhungo

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