Plantain Puff Puff – Nothing beats homemade Puff Puffs! They’re fresh, soft, and chewy. Not to mention they are super easy to make and absolutely delicious. You will get addicted!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine African, Nigerian
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Servings 25puff puff balls
1Habanero pepper or scotch bonnet
1cup waterwarm (not hot)
Oil enough for deep frying
Blend the Onions, Habanero pepper, and plantains until a smooth batter is formed. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.
Pour the blended batter and warm water into the flour mixture and mix until well combined. About one minute.
Cover and leave the mixture with a fitting lid or a plastic wrap and leave to rise for at least one hour or till the batter has risen about twice it's original size.
Mix the dough once again to remove most of the trapped air
Preheat the oil in a deep pan (about 375 degrees) start frying in small batches (don't crowd the oil). Cook until the puff puff becomes golden brown and puffy, turning a couple of times to fry evenly on all sides.