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Puff Puff (Nigerian Puff Puff recipe)

Puff Puff is a popular Nigerian snack. Nigerian puff puff is deep fried similarly to doughnut and Ghanian bofrot. t is oft, spongy, fluffy, easy to make and requires just few ingredients.
Prep Time2 hours
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: African, Nigerian
Keyword: best puff puff recipe, how to make puff puff, Nigerian Puff Puff, Puff Puff, puff puff recipe
Servings: 5
Calories: 6kcal
Author: K's Cuisine
Cost: $6


  • 200 g Plain Flour
  • 70 g Sugar
  • ¼ tspn Nutmeg
  • ¼ tspn Salt
  • 1 tspn active dry yeast
  • 160 ml Water
  • Sunflower Oil


  • In a small bowl mix the water with a teaspoon of sugar, add the yeast and stir well. Leave it for 5-10minutes to activate.
  • Pour the yeast mixture into the flour mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Cover with cling film or towel and leave to rise for 90-120 minutes or till it doubles in size.
  • Pour oil into a deep pan. The oil should be atleast 3 inches deep. Let the oil heat up and scoop the batter into the oil with your hand. You can also use ice cream scoop.
  • Flip the  batter till it's golden brown. Place on kitchen towel to drain excess oil.



Best Served warm


Calories: 6kcal