Chin Chin Recipe
Homemade Chin Chin For Your Parties

So you are actually looking for chin chin recipe? You must be a true West African, if not Nigerian. Check out the recipe we have here to make a delicious homemade chin chin.

For those who are new to this African snack called chin chin, it is a pastry made from flour, margarine or butter, nutmeg, sugar, milk, egg, and vegetable oil. This is then formed into small oval shaped balls and deep fried to give a crunchy crispy delicious snack eating at home as treats or during festivls like naming ceremonies, weddings and in parties generally.

Chin chin is very popular in Nigeria, but is by no means restricted to that country only. It is well known in many other West African countries. In Ghana for example, it is known as toogbei.

Chin chin is a healthy snack, if the right ingredient is used in the chin chin recipe. For an even healthier preparation, you can replace the ingredients with whole meal flour, and use cholesterol free oils like corn oil or olive oil.

Ingredients For Chin Chin Recipe

  • 2 cups of Self Rising Flour
  • 2 Cups of Plain Flour
  • 2 Medium sized Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoonful of baking powder
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 125g of Butter or Margarine
  • 1 litre of Olive or Sunflower Oil for deep frying
  • 3 Teaspoonful of dried yeast
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoonful of grated nutmeg