How to make Kuli Kuli, a Northern peanut snack
The Northern peanut snack, popularly known as Kuli-Kuli is a crunchy snack that is made using dry and roasted groundnuts.
Kuli Kuli, best served with very cold garri is an easy to make snack. It can also be chewed alone at any time of the day.
2 cups of peeled, salted and roasted groundnuts
1 tea spoon of ground pepper
1 and half tea spoon of ginger powder
1. Grind or use a food processor to mix the groundnuts and ginger till it is smooth but not completely a paste.
2. Use a clean and dry muslin cloth to squeeze the oil out from the pasty nut. If properly squeezed, your kuli kuli will be crunchier.
3. Pour the squeezed pasty nut into a bowl and mix with ground pepper using your fingers.
4. Mould the paste into whichever form you like but it is mostly shaped like small balls or cylindrical sticks. Add a bit of water for proper moulding.
5. Pour oil in a non-stick pan and heat till the oil starts bringing out smoke. Drop the moulded balls or sticks into the heated oil and leave to fry till it evenly turns golden brown.
6. Scoop the out of the oil and place in absorbent paper to cool off. If the kuli kuli doesn’t achieve desired hardness, place them in a preheated oven to dry.
Sweet Kuli kuli is ready! Serve with Garri soaked in cold water.