Nigerian Egg Roll Recipe – How to Make Egg Rolls

Egg Roll Recipe

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Nigerian Egg roll is a nutritious Nigerian snack equivalent to Scotch egg, however instead of sausage meat; the cooked egg is wrapped in flour dough.

This egg roll is commonly sold as snacks in West Africa precisely in Nigeria. Tea fans, on the other hand, can have this for breakfast.

Nigerian Egg Roll is not the same as a traditional Chinese egg roll, which is lengthy and resembles spring rolls. In Africa, we make Egg Roll just as the name says. It is a boiled egg covered in a ball of dough and deep-fried.

The cooked egg used to make the Nigerian egg roll gives it a round Shape/appearance. You may also serve it with a glass of cold juice for breakfast; it a snack you can eat at any time of day that is quite filling.

Egg Roll – How to Make Nigerian Egg Roll Recipe

Ingredients for Nigerian egg roll

  • 2 -3 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 Boiled Eggs
  • 3 tbs Butter or 50gr margarine
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg (Optional)
  • 1/2 Cup Milk or 1 tsp powdered milk flavor
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/4 Cups Sugar
  • Vegetable `Oil for deep frying


Directions on How to Make Nigerian Egg Roll

  1. In a clean bowl, add the flour, baking powder, Nutmeg, sugar, powdered milk flavor, salt, and mix thoroughly. Moreover, some people make Nigerian egg roll with yeast, but for this recipe, I used baking powder.
  2. Add the margarine or butter and mix well until the mixture looks like bread crumbs. Add a little water and continue mixing until you get a sticky dough, but not watery.
  3. Sprinkle little flour on a flat table and place your dough on it. How to make sweet egg roll Knead the dough and add more flour in case the dough is too sticky.
  4. Next, cut out a bit and roll out with a rolling pin. Place your boiled egg on the dough and wrap the egg with the dough. Cut out any excess dough and roll the egg roll with your palm until smooth. To make crispy egg roll repeat the process for the remaining eggs, then set aside for like 7 minutes and leave to rest a bit.
  5. Heat up the vegetable oil on medium heat and gently place the rolled eggs into the hot oil.


Cooking Scoop:-  supposing your rolled eggs are larger than mine, adjust the heat after placing them in the heated oil to ensure that the insides cook thoroughly.

Fry till a golden brown color appears. Your egg rolls are now ready to eat.

Nigerian Egg Rolls are a delightful snack that may be eaten warm or cold, with any drink or beverage.



Frequently Asked Questions { FAQ}

why is my egg roll breaking

To protect the egg rolls from drying out and breaking, keep them covered with a towel after wrapping and before frying. When you fried egg rolls, one of the things that might cause them to break is if you roll them extremely tight too. Make sure the pan is not crowded or over full.

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