The Holy Month of Ramadhan:
During the holy month of Ramadhan, Matobosha desert is prepared on a daily basis almost in every Swahili house hold and more so the well to do families. The desert is shared with dear friends, close neighbors, and among the family members. The desert is usually served after the main dish (Futari).
Birth day is a special celebration especially to children in Swahili community, and for those who celebrate this occasion most of them get this special gift to share with their fellow children.
(TUNU) special gift to visitors whose visits are also special, during engagement (Posa) or Nikkah
Matobosha is among the chosen few deserts and snacks prepared by the grooms or bridegroom families (either of the two) and sent as a gift (Bembe) especially during the holy month of Ramadhan and send to the grooms or bride grooms family. During the wedding ceremony matobosha is prepared and served to the newlyweds, special guests, and among members of the family.
The desert is then left to cool down or inside a big bowl of water; an alternative is put in the fridge. The desert is served after lunch or dinner.
MATOBOSHA – DESERT
MJI WA KALE - MOMBASA