How to make tanfiri or donkwa

How to make tanfiri or donkwa

Tanfiri is a snack popular with the northern Nigeria, although other tribes do eat it as well. If you have not tasted it before, you can try it and I am sure you will love the taste.

Ingredients needed:

  • 200g corn meal(made from roasted corn)
  • 65g grounded Peanut/groundnut or you use groundnut powder.
  • 2 teaspoons of powdered pepper.

*1 tablespoon of sugar

  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil. *2 tablespoons of water


  • Pour in your blender, corn meal, groundnut , sugar, powdered pepper and blend to achieve a smooth texture.
  • Pour out of the blender into a bowl and add water and your vegetable oil.
  • Mould into balls.
  • Your tanfiri is ready

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