How to make Kantun Ridi, popular Northern Nigerian snack
This is a delicacy that is entirely made out of sesame seeds common among the Hausas and Fulani.
This northern Nigeria delicacy is mostly made during Christmas among the Hausas and the name Kantun Ridi is also known as Beniseed candy or sesame seed candy.
The dish is prepared alongside Chin chin and a couple of other delicacies. It is quite chewy and crispy.
Frying / Heating
5 ears fresh corn
1 cup water
1 cup corn meal
3 cups spinach
1 teaspoon salt
2-3 tablespoon palm oil
Foil paper/ Banana/Plantain Leaves/ Saran Wrap
- Wash the sesame seeds then fry in a pan till it’s dry and set aside.
- Heat up the sugar, honey and cinnamon in a separate pot till it gets thick.
- Pour your fried sesame seeds into the sugar mix and keep stirring.
- Scoop the seeds into a properly oiled sheet using a spoon.
- Leave it to cool for a while then mould them into shapes using your hands.
Your Kantun Ridi is ready! Serve it cool.Tags: Hausa Kantun Ridi Local dessert Northern Nigeria Sesame seeds