Mandrai is a Fijian Food. The recipe below is mandrai recipe, but the Fiji Indians call it Bakalolo. Mandrai is a Fijian word meaning bread.
Ingredients for cooking Vakalolo:
- Freshly scrapped 1 cup Coconut
- Elachi 1/2 tsp (optional)
- Sugar 1 cup
- Grated Cassava 3 cups
MethodÂ for steaming Vakalolo
- Mix all ingredients together.
- Wrap in foil or banana leaves. The size of each wrapped vakalolo should be approximately 1 to 2 inches thick and 3 to 5 inches long rectangular shape.
- Steam this till cooked.
The original Mandrai recipe did not contain elachi. But when the Indians cook it, they tend to add elachi.
Cassava is also called Tavioka or Tapioca.