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Monday, November 12, 2012

Traditional Nigerian Recipe Banana Puff Puff

Traditional Nigerian recipe with a twist

Banana Puff Puff

CHAKULA ILI WAZO “The earth is a beehive; we all enter by the same door but live in different cells.” -Bantu Proverb

4 over ripe bananas
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 large beaten egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
Sugar for sprinkling

Mash the bananas well in a bowl. Stir in nutmeg, cinnamon, and egg. Add flour and mix well. Let mixture stand for 10 minutes. Heat a small amount of oil in a frying pan. Drop 1 tablespoon at a time of the mixture into the oil. Fry for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with while still warm with sugar. Serve warm.

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