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Masa Para Tamales Tamale Dough

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Ingredients
  Maize flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lukewarm water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Margarine/Ghee 3 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Mix in a bowl, maize flour, salt, pepper together. Gently add water, work with your finger to make a soft dough.
2. Beat ghee or margarine in a small bowl until fluffy and add to the dough. Beat well until dough acquires a spongy texture.
3. Continue beating. Take a bowl of cold water and drop a small piece of tamales dough. If it floats, then stop beating. It means the dough is ready.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Cook Time: 
9 Minutes

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