African Puff puff is a deep-fried dough. They are made from yeast dough, shaped into balls and deep-fried until golden brown. It has a doughnut-like texture but slightly more chewy. It is a very common snack eaten by so many countries but with different names and a little bit of variation in the mode of preparation.
This West African little ball-shaped, deep fried doughnut is a common food, however it bears several names from country to country. It is called togbei and bofrot in Ghana but also puff puff, kala or mikate, beinye and ligemat in other West African countries including Nigeria, Cameroon and Sierra Leone, while South and East Africa call their doughnut, mandazi.