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How to make Chin Chin in Nigeria


Chin Chin is a deep fried crunchy snack loved by Nigerians, used for refreshment at ceremonies like naming ceremony, birthdays and wedding ceremonies, 

I love my Chin-chin not so crunchy and dry, so I use eggs, and more milk, margarine

 

Ingredients Needed for Nigerian Chin Chin 

  • A clean bowl to mix the dough
  • 1kg plain flour
  • 75g powdered milk
  • 2 medium sized nutmegs (grind to powder)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 200g granulated sugar
  • 75ml Water
  • 125g margarine
  • A roller
  • A deep pot for frying
  • Vegetable Oil (enough to deep fry) 

#Video: How to Make Nigerian Chin Chin



Step 1
  • Use a separate bowl pour the water and add sugar stir and leave it to dissolve.
  • Put plain flour in a dry  bowl
  • Add powdered milk to plain flower
  • Add baking powder (half of a teaspoon) and use your bare hands to mix it well

Step 2
  • Spread the mixture and make the middle slightly deep
  • Add your egg
  • Add the sugar (the dissolved sugar)
  • Add your margarine and start mixing until you feel it that it has formed a smooth dough – no lumps

 
Step 3
  • Sprinkle some plain flour on a flat surface,
  • Place the dough on the flour
  • Use a dough roller and start kneading gently to get the above result
  • Use a kitchen knife or pizza cutter
  • Cut into prefered sizes and shapes
  • Heat your vegetable oil and start frying.
  • Stir continuously while the chin chin is frying
  • When it turns slightly brown depending on your taste, scoop and place in an open pan to cool.
  • When it is cool put the fried chin chin in an airtight container to retain its crunch and freshness
Related: How To Make Puff Puff (Nigerian Method)


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