The best vetkoek recipe ever – Getaway Magazine

When we stayed at eKasie Backpackers in Khayelitsha, we were served the most divine vetkoek for lunch! We couldn’t rest until we’d got the recipe.

Source: The best vetkoek recipe ever – Getaway Magazine

Ingredients

  • 6¾ cups flour (all-purpose flour)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 packet yeast
  • Lukewarm water
  • Cooking oil (for frying)

Cooking instructions: How to make the dough

  • Mix sugar and yeast with some lukewarm water and leave to foam.
  • Sift flour and salt.
  • Pour yeast in flour and knead.
  • Keep adding water and knead until you have a consistency like a bread dough.
  • Leave the dough in the bowl and cover the bowl with a cloth.
  • Leave the dough to rise for about 45 to 60 minutes until it is about double its original size.

Cooking instructions: How to make the vetkoek

  • Pour the cooking oil into a frying pan to have about 3 or 4cm of oil in the pan. Heat the oil to about 375°F (200°C).
  • Divide the dough into balls about the size of a tennis ball.
  • Flatten the dough until it is about 3 centimetres thick and about the size of your palm.
  • Place two or three pieces of the flattened dough at a time into the oil. Fry each side until golden brown.

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