Coated Peanuts Recipe: How to Make Nigerian Burger

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Coated peanuts are also known in Nigeria as Peanut Burger or simply Peanuts is a crunchy snack loved and enjoyed by many.

Coated peanuts are raw peanuts that have been dusted with flour and fried till golden brown. It’s often eaten as a snack or with drinks.

West African Snacks: How to Make a Coated Peanut Burger Snack

You would absolutely adore Peanut Burger Snack if you love groundnuts. Groundnuts, often known as peanuts, are coated in flour and other ingredients to make this snack.

Oh my! Is there anything more scrumptious than this? Peanut Burger is really crunchy, nutty, and just a little bit sweet.

I adore peanut burgers because they have so many health advantages: they are a wonderful source of protein, healthy fat, and flour, which is heavy in carbohydrates.

Most importantly, it is a tasty, healthful snack that, with proper storage, can last for up to 6 months.

It’s prepared with dried raw groundnut coated with flour and mixed with other ingredients on the list below for home consumption or for commercial purposes.

Flour coated peanuts
Flour coated peanuts

Smooth peanut burger is one of the most popular appetizers and widespread snacks in Nigeria and Ghana. Heard the Japanese also love this snack.

It’s a Nigerian deep-fried tasty snack similar to the chin chin, puff puff, Nigerian buns, Nigerian doughnut, etc.

The question on how to make Peanut Burger Snack, Coated Peanut, the history of peanuts, or what the ingredients in peanuts are answered in this post.

So, let’s begin…

Coated Peanuts (Groundnuts): History of Peanuts

The peanut plant probably originated in Peru or Brazil in South America. Peanuts were grown as far north as Mexico when the Spanish began their exploration of the new world.

The explorers took peanuts back to Spain, and from there, traders and explorers spread them to Asia and Africa. Read HERE for more info

Peanut snack is common in mini shops and supermarkets; however, the homemade coated peanuts tastes so much better than the ones from the store.

This is because you can add your preferred spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, or chilies.

Once you succeed at this recipe, there won’t be any going back.

Coated Peanuts (Groundnuts): Notes about the ingredients
  • You can use parboil/roasted peanuts or raw peanuts to make this easy snack. Do not use broken ones.
  • Though cinnamon is tastier, nutmeg is a good substitute in case you cannot find cinnamon.
  • To save time, you can use a peanut coating-making machine
Coated Peanuts Recipe
  • 3 cups of Dried Groundnut
  • 3 cups of Flour
  • 83 ml or 1/3 cup of Powdered Milk
  • 4 Eggs
  • 83 ml or 1/3 cup of Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cap of liquid vanilla flavor
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Vegetable Oil
  1. Firstly, remove the bad and broken groundnut and pour it into a bowl, add hot water to the groundnut, add enough salt to taste, and leave for 20-30 minutes.
  2. Secondly, pour the soaked groundnut into a sieve to drain water, transfer to a large tray, spread and sun-dry.
  3. Thirdly, add powdered milk flavor and cinnamon into the bowl of sifted flour, and set aside.
  4. Fourthly, break the eggs and add just the egg white into the bowl. Whisk the egg a bit, then, add the sugar and mix very well.
  5. After that, add the vanilla flavor, mix well and allow for a while so that the sugar can all melt.
  6. Then, transfer the sun-dried groundnut into a dry bowl, add the egg mixture enough to coat the batch of groundnut you have in the bowl, mix, add the flour mixture to the groundnut mixed with the egg mixture, and flip the groundnut with flour.
  7. Similarly, repeat the coating process above till the groundnut is all coated with the flour.
  8. When it gets sticky under the bowl, touch flour with your hand and drag the sticky ones out. Sprinkle some flour and shake.
  9. Set a pot on heat and add vegetable oil. Allow to heat up.
  10. Now fetch the raw coated peanut and add to the oil on heat.
  11. Stir continuously to avoid burning. It’s ready when it’s golden brown.
  12. Lastly, transfer to a paper towel to drain excess oil, and leave to cool completely before serving.

Store in an airtight container



What is the coating on peanuts?

Raw peanuts are coated with a flour mixture and fried to a golden brown to make coated peanuts. It is typically eaten as a snack or with beverages before dinner.

How long will a peanut burger stay fresh?

Six months

A food made of groundnut that has been covered with flour, milk, eggs, and other components is known as a peanut burger or coated groundnut.

It is an excellent source of protein, good fat, and carbs. It is a tasty, healthful snack that, when properly stored, can last for up to six months.

What distinguishes a peanut from a burger?

The peanut is a plant belonging to the pea family that normally produces peanut seeds.

The groundnut, often known as an alternative name for peanut, is a North American leguminous vine (Apios americana) plant of the pea family.

Are coated peanuts healthy? Health benefits of coated peanuts

You can consume peanuts raw, blanched, roasted, boiling, fried, powdered, or make peanut butter out of them.

The thin, papery skin on them makes them the most nutritious to eat because it is packed with phytochemicals and antioxidants.

Are KRI KRI nuts healthy?

If you think your kri kri addiction might be harmful, then cop this.

Peanuts contain not just Vitamin C, folate, niacin, manganese, and protein but also resveratrol, the exact antioxidant found in red wine and red grapes.

What effects do peanuts have on a woman’s body?

The benefits of peanuts for females’ sexual health

Peanuts include folate, a nutrient that is hard to get in food sources yet is necessary for the female reproductive system.

For this reason, women in particular benefit from eating peanuts. In addition, they contain biotin, an essential mineral for pregnant women.

How should groundnuts be soaked before being fried?


  1. Firstly, pour raw groundnut into a bowl, and then, pick out the bad ones.
  2. After that, pour water to soak for like 5 minutes.
  3. Lastly, add salt and mix together, then, allow sitting for 5 minutes
What’s the shelf life of a peanut burger?

A food made of groundnut that has been covered with flour, milk, eggs, and other components is known as a peanut burger or coated groundnut.

It is an excellent source of protein, good fat, and carbs. It is a tasty, healthful snack that, when properly stored, can last for up to six months.

How do you fry peanuts?


  • Firstly, heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Then, cook peanuts in preheated oil until fragrant and hot, about 2 minutes.
  • After that, transfer to paper-towel-lined plates to drain.
  • Lastly, season peanuts with salt
How do you make a burger?
  • Firstly, begin with the Right Beef. The best burgers are made from freshly ground, high-grade beef chuck in an 80/20 mix (meat: fat)
  • Making the Patties. Grab 5 to 6 ounces of meat and lightly toss it from hand to hand, forming a ball
  • Pat It Into a Disk
  • Perfect-Burger Secret Tip
  • Get Grilling
  • Time to Flip
  • Doneness
  • Toppings
How lucrative is the Nigerian peanut industry?

I mean how lucrative is the Nigerian peanut industry? How profitable is the peanut business in Nigeria? What Are The Peanut Business’s Profit Potentials In Nigeria?

Those in the know, who are actually major peanut suppliers, claim that buying 750 Naira’s worth of peanuts will net you a profit of 500 Naira. You can make a profit of, say, N20,000.00 with just a few bags.

Are peanut and groundnut the same?

A type of groundnut that is a member of the legume family is a peanut.

Arachis villosulicarpa, bambara groundnut, peanut, and Hausa groundnut, among others, are members of the groundnut family.

The fabaceae family includes the bambara groundnut, which is said to have originated in Western Africa.

Raw peanuts or peanut butter: Which is preferable?

In contrast, one serving of plain, sugar-free peanut butter has 3.18 grams of total carbohydrates.

So, compared to raw peanuts, peanut butter has more carbs. Compared to peanut butter, raw peanuts offer higher fiber but fewer total carbohydrates.

Because of this, peanut butter loses out somewhat to raw peanuts.



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