Hey guys, welcome to another recipe with Dee’s Mealz.
Today, I will be telling you about a simple snack that we need to have at home in case unexpected visitors come around.
It is known as Chin-Chin.
Chin-Chin is mostly prepared during occasions (weddings, naming ceremonies etc.) and festive periods (new year’s celebrations, Christmas etc.). While some prepare it because they crave it.
Chin-Chin can be prepared in 2 ways. With eggs or without eggs and this one am teaching you is prepared without eggs in it.
Most people don’t like eggs in there chin chin is because:-
- They do not like the smell of eggs
- While others avoid the fat it increases.
You can serve your Chin-Chin with any Soft drink of your choice, Fruit juice, warm milk or hot tea etc.
A lot of things can be added when making chin chin but I am going to keep it direct and simple today.
- ½ tier flour
- 250ml of sugar
- 200ml of Powdered milk
- ½ tsp of baking powder
- 250g of butter
- Vegetable oil
You will also be needing:
- A tray
- Rolling Pin
- Frying Pan
To all my practical lovers, the video below is for you:
Turn the powdered milk and sugar in a suitable bowl.
Add 400ml of water to it and mix well.
Set aside and allow to completely dissolve.
Sieve the flour in a suitable bowl.
Fetch a little of the flour and set aside to use when flattening the dough.
Add the butter to the flour and mix.
Add the baking powder and continue mixing.
Add the mixture of sugar and milk. Add half of the mixture at first to avoid adding too much water.
Mix well till it forms a dough. The dough should be firm and not sticky.
The dough is ready.
Get a wide tray, turn it upside down (if you don’t have a flat surface to use) and sprinkle some flour on it to avoid the dough sticking.
Cut the dough in small batch and knead.
Roll the dough with a rolling pin till the dough is flattened
Use a knife to cut the flattened dough in straight line.
Cut into cubes.
Continue the process until the dough is finished.
Add the vegetable oil in a frying pan and set on heat to get hot. Add the cut chin chin when hot.
Mix and allow to fry.
Mix with time to avoid burning on one side.
Pack out of the oil when all golden brown. Allow to cool down before serving with drink of choice.
Enjoy and be back for more Nigerian Food recipes.