How To Make A Nigerian Spring Roll & Samosa At Home

In this post we will take a look at how you can make a Nigerian spring roll and samosa at home or anywhere. 

The spring roll and samosa are very popular and are commonly referred to as small chops,these are regularly served at parties and events in Nigeria. 
Now lets swiftly find out how to make the popular Nigerian samosa and spring roll at home. 

How To Make A Nigerian Spring Roll & Samosa At Home

First of all let us take a quick look at how you can make the Nigerian springroll. 

  • 2 cups of Flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • Water
  • Paper towel
  • Kitchen brush
  • Non-stick pan
  • Maggi cubes
  • Cabbage
  • Curry
  • Thyme
  • Carrot
  • Red Pepper
  • Green pepper
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Vegetable oil

Quick Preparation Steps:

  • 1. Get a medium sized bowl,add 2 cups of flour,and one tablespoon of vegetable oil and a pinch of salt,add water then whisk well.
  • 2. After whisking the mixture is expected be watery and smooth. 
  • 3. Get another medium sized bowl and mix water and vegetable oil also pour some flour on a large pan and set aside.
  • 4. Heat up the pan,then clean the pan with a paper towel using the water and oil mixture. Spread evenly the batter with the kitchen brush,then make an oval shap,it should not be too thick.
  • 5. After heating for 20 seconds, drop the pan down,after cooling for 30 seconds,place the flour on the tray. For each wrapper you make,then remove with your hands and place on tray with flour.Repeat these process until the batter is finished.
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  • 6. Now it's time to prepare the filling,go ahead and slice the vegetables,and grate the carrot with a grater,also mince the ginger and garlic too. Afterwards heat up your vegetable oil in a frying pan, fry your minced garlic and ginger for about 1 - 2 minutes,then add your grated carrot and fry for 30 seconds
  • 7. The the red and green pepper to the frying pan,add 1 tablespoon of curry and thyme,stir and fry the vegetables,go ahead and add your sliced onions,cabbage and seasoning cubes, then stir. Let it steam for a minute,then set aside. 
  • 8. Now it's time to rolling your spring roll,go ahead and whisk one egg,lay the spring roll wrapper on a tray with the wide side facing you,then add some filling, fold both edges and egg brush to bind it,go ahead and roll the wrapper almost to the end and egg brush again, then roll to bind the end together,repeat the process for all the wrappers,after which you will set aside for frying. 
  • 9. Heat up your vegetable oil for about 2 minutes inside the frying pan,place your spring roll in the frying pan,make sure that you fry in batches to avoid over crowding.
  • 10. Deep fry and make sure the color changes to golden brown on both sides to be sure that the spring roll is ready. Go ahead and place in paper towels to soak up the excess oil.

You can serve your spring roll with a chilled soft drink.

Check Out: How To Prepare Nigerian Doughnut At Home 

How To prepare The Nigerian Samosa

The process for making the Nigerian Samosa is the same process with making the Spring roll as listed above, the only difference is that spring roll wrappers are oval in shape and wider while Samosa wrappers are long and slimmer.