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Peanut Burger

Oluborode Ayokanmi
Peanut Burger is also known as a coated peanut in Nigeria.
Prep Time 50 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine African


  • Deep fryer or frying pan
  • Bowls
  • Electric hand mixer or whisk
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring Spoons


  • 2 cups Raw peanut or groundnut
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter Optional
  • Milk Flavour optional
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  • In a bowl, select the groundnut to take out the bad ones.
  • Soak your raw groundnut in the hot water with a pinch of salt for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Drain the water and spread out the groundnut to dry.
  • In another bowl, sieve your flour, baking powder, nutmeg, and milk flavor. Add a pinch of salt and mix well.
  • In another bowl, whisk egg, sugar, and butter till the sugar and butter dissolve (if using a whisk). In your mixer, add eggs, sugar, and butter and mix thoroughly (if using a mixer).
  • Transfer the groundnut to a big bowl. Pour in two tablespoons of the egg mixture and shake the bowl in a circular pattern until the groundnut is well coated.
  • Sprinkle some of the flour mixtures and keep shaking in a circular pattern.
  • Repeat this process till the groundnut are coated with both egg and flour mixture
  • Heat oil on medium heat and fry in batches until golden brown
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  • Serve or store in an airtight container.


  • Fresh and raw groundnut should be used for this purpose