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African Egg Roll Recipe

The African Egg roll is entirely different from the famous Chinese Egg Roll. In Africa, we prepare our version of Egg Roll just as the name implies. It is boiled Egg wrapped in a mass of dough and deep-fried.
Course Snack
Cuisine African
Keyword easy, homemade
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 265kcal
Author Lola Osinkolu


  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 2 Tbsp Margarine
  • 8-9 Tbsp Water
  • 5 Eggs Boiled
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar


  • In a large bowl, mix together the Flour, Baking powder, Salt, Sugar and Nutmeg
  • Use your fingers to blend the Margarine into the flour until it’s crumbly.
  • Add the beaten egg and mix together. The dough should look dry at this point.
  • Begin to introduce the water a little at a time and work the dough till dough is soft and sticky but still workable.
  • work the dough for about a minute then cover it and let it rest for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Work the dough again for a couple of seconds to a minute and divide it into 5.
  • Tightly wrap each of the dough around each Egg.
  • Fry on a medium heat turning over and over again until it’s golden brown.
  • Serve your Egg Roll hot or warm. Enjoy!



Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 3mg