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:

  1. Freshly scrapped 1 cup Coconut
  2. Elachi 1/2 tsp (optional)
  3. Sugar 1 cup
  4. Grated Cassava 3 cups

 

Method  for steaming Vakalolo

  1. Mix all ingredients together.
  2. 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.
  3. Steam this till cooked.

Note:

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.

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