Dabo Kolo I
Ethiopian "Little Fried Snacks". Dabo kolo is a spicy, crunchy bited-sized snack bread. In Ethiopian, dabo means "bread" and "kolo" is the term for roasted barley. They will look like flat peanuts, and are served as a snack or with cocktails, and like peanuts, once you start eating them you can't stop.
- In a 1-quart bowl mix flour, salt, sugar, cayenne pepper and oil.
- Knead together and add water, spoonful by spoonful, to form a stiff dough. Knead dough for 5 minutes longer.
- Tear off a piece the size of a golf ball.
- Roll it out with palms of hands on a lightly floured board into a long strip ½-inch thick.
- Snip into ½-inch pieces with scissors.
- Spread about the handful of the pieces on an ungreased 9-inch frying pan (or enough to cover bottom of pan).
- Cook over heat until uniformly light brown on all sides, stirring up once in a while as you go along.
- Continue until all are light brown.