Making Nigerian Buns Recipe: How To Make Nigerian Buns the Crunchy way.
Nigerian Buns are a popular street snack in Nigeria that is enjoyed by the majority of Nigerians.
Nigerian Buns are delicious, especially when prepared correctly by following or using the right Nigerian Buns recipe.
That is, after all, how I believe the majority of people want it. When it’s crunchy and crispy on the outside and moist on the inside, it tastes incredible.
Meanwhile, I enjoy eating at home. There’s this feeling I get whenever I’m doing something right, especially when developing recipes that turn out great.
These buns are delicious, especially when the recipe is followed exactly. I used simple ingredients that you can easily find in your kitchen, and the results are perfect.
Let me quickly answer some questions regarding Nigerian Buns the Crunchy way.
CAN I BAKE NIGERIAN BUNS ?
Certainly not! The only option is to fry it. Baking does not produce crispy and crunchy buns. You have only one option: fry it.
WHAT IS THE NIGERIAN BUNS FRYING TECHNIQUE?
I’ve heard a lot of people complain about uncooked buns. They sometimes complained about their buns getting soaked in the oil and ruining the whole thing.
Make sure your frying oil is on medium heat before frying the buns. It’s not too hot or too cold. Try to keep the heat temperature under control; if it becomes too hot, turn it down.
You can immediately increase the temperature if you notice it is dropping.
This way, you’ll know you’re doing it correctly. Allow the buns to fry for at least 8 minutes. It takes longer to cook than Nigerian Puff puff.
HOW CAN I PRESERVE MY BUNS?
It will keep in the refrigerator for 5-6 days if stored in a tightly sealed container.
You can reheat in the microwave for 1 minute on the lowest setting.
If you’re having the buns for breakfast, pair them with a cup of hot tea for maximum satisfaction. And if you’re having it for lunch, prepare your chilled drinks and enjoy!
I’ll also include a picture below that walks you through the step-by-step process of making my Nigerian Buns Recipe.
- 500 G Flour (3.5 cups)
- ½ Cup of Sugar
- 1 tsp Nutmeg ( You can substitute for Cinnamon or Vanilla flavour extract)
- 2 tsp Baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 3 tablespoon melted butter
- 1 tsp sunflower oil or any vegetable oil
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup of reduced-fat milk or water
- Combine all the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly: flour, baking powder, nutmeg, salt, and sugar
- Make a well in the middle to start adding the wet ingredients.
- Add the melted butter, sunflower oil, and egg. Give them a good mix.
- Start adding your milk or water bit by bit until the right consistency is achieved. (Buns dough should not be too soft).
- Cover and leave to rest for 5-8 minutes at room temperature.
- On medium heat, place your frying pan, and pour your frying oil. (The oil should not be too hot or warm. If it’s too hot, it will be left uncooked and if is too warm, it will soak the oil).
- Start scooping the dough in the oil.
- If one side is golden brown, flip to the other side. (It takes between 10-12 minutes to fry)
- When both sides are golden brown, remove and drain.
- Enjoy with any chilled drinks of your choice.