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Last Updated 31/10/2020

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How to make Nigerian Egg roll (Deep-fried Method)

Here's how to make the deep-fried Egg roll 

Deep-Fried Nigerian Egg Roll Recipe

Recipe by Fitnigerian

This recipe is the fairly standard way of making Nigerian Egg roll which involves deep frying.

4.9 Star Rating

Egg roll recipe

Category:
Main

Method:
Fried

Cuisine:
Nigerian

Serves
4 people

Prep Time
20 Min

Total Time
50 Min

Ingredients:
  • 250grams (2 cups) of flour
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 4 medium boiled eggs
  • 70grams of sugar
  • 50g of margarine, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon of mixed spices, optional
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon of milk
  • 1 raw egg, beaten (For Egg Wash) 
  • 125ml of water
Directions: 
  1. 1
    Measure and sift flour in a bowl. Add other dry ingredients like salt, sugar, mixed spices (optional) and baking powder.
  2. 2
    Add butter in bits till it’s exhausted and then rub in well till the dough looks crumbly (like breadcrumbs). Use the tips of your fingers to get the butter well-incorporated and help to achieve the crumbly finish.
  3. 3
    Add your raw beats egg and mix together.
  4. 4
    Dissolve that tablespoon of milk in water and stir to combine. Make a well at the center of your dough mix and in little increments, add your milk mixture and knead thoroughly to get a non-sticky stretchy dough.
  5. 5
    Divide your dough and roll into 4 balls. Flatten out the dough and wrap each egg around the dough. It is advisable to wrap the egg at a time when ready to fry so that the dough still retains its snugness around the egg.
  6. 6
    Preheat your oil for frying and when ready fry your egg roll on medium heat till golden brown all through (evenly).
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Notes: 
  • It is advisable to use a scale in measuring.
  • All the ingredients stated above should be at room temperature.
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How to make Baked Nigerian Egg Roll

Here's how to make the baked Egg roll:

Native Fried Rice Recipe

Recipe by Fitnigerian

This recipe is a less popular method of making Egg roll which involves oven baking.

4.7 Star Rating

Baked Egg roll recipe

Category:
Main

Method:
Baked

Cuisine:
Nigerian

Serves
7 people

Prep Time
20 Min

Total Time
50 Min

Ingredients:
  • 500g Of All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Teaspoon Of Baking Powder
  • 7 medium sized boiled Eggs
  • 200g Of Butter
  • 70g Of Sugar Or Sugar To Taste
  • 200ml Of Milk
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Of Nutmeg
  • 1 Raw Egg beaten (For Egg Wash)
  • 1 Teaspoon of Vanilla paste or any flavouring agent of choice
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Salt or To Taste
Directions:
  1. 1
    With the aid of a sieve, measure and sift your flour into a large bowl. Add your baking powder, ground nutmeg, salt and sugar. Stir all to combine
  2. 2
    Add your butter in little increments and mix thoroughly with either your hands or a whisker till your butter is exhausted. Add milk and any flavouring agent of choice, mix very well to combine.
  3. 3
    Knead your dough but don’t overwork the dough. The consistency should be a stretchy, non-sticky dough.
  4. 4
    After which, cover with a plastic wrap and allow to rest for about 5 minutes. While your dough is resting, break egg into a bowl, add a little milk (optional) and whisk together. Set aside for later use as your egg wash.
  5. 5
    Uncover your dough from the plastic wrap, place on your work surface and divide into four parts.
  6. 6
    Set the rest aside and then pick one of the divided parts and place on your work surface; roll out with a rolling pin and, using a circular object, make a round shape.
  7. 7
    Place your egg into the already shaped dough and wrap around the egg. Repeat step 6 & 7 till all your eggs have been exhausted.
  8. 8
    On a baking sheet, place parchment paper and place your wrapped egg-dough on it. Using a pastry brush, brush your egg rolls with the egg wash mixture.
  9. 9
    Bake at 175c or 375f for 30 to 35mins or till golden brown.
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FAQ

Here are some frequently asked questions about Egg roll: 

Can you make egg rolls in an air fryer?

Egg rolls can be made in an air fryer. Preheat your air fryer to 390F (199C), place the egg rolls in the basket (making sure they’re not touching) then fry for about 8 minutes or till it’s crispy. Make sure to flip both sides so it fries evenly.

Summary

Nigerian Egg roll Recipe (2 Simple Methods) - Fit Nigerian
Nigerian Egg roll Recipe (2 Simple Methods) 1

Searching for Nigerian Egg roll recipe? 

Type: Snack

Cuisine: Nigerian

Recipe Yield: 4 servings

Preparation Time: PT20M

Cooking Time: PT30M

Total Time: PT50M

Recipe Ingredients:

  • Flour
  • Egg
  • Baking powder
  • Oil
  • Margarine
  • Sugar
  • Milk
  • Salt

Editor's Rating:
4.7

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