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Category : Nigerian Foods

Nigerian foods and how to make them, how to cook some of the most popular foods in Nigeria, ingredients used, breakfast recipes and recipes by different tribes.

Owing to the diversity in taste and craving among the numerous Nigerian ethnic groups, we have recently learned that over 1000 food recipes exist in Nigeria. Some of these foods are easy to make, the rest, not so much.

Here we tend to answer some of the popular question that people ask about Nigerian foods.

Nigerian Food

The plate above contain a very popular Nigerian food – Boiled white rice and tomato stew. This is how it is served in a typical Yoruba home. Most ethnic groups don’t include eggs in their sauce, the Yorubas are the exception.

There are different types of Nigerian foods, they all require recipes to create. We will be giving you some of these recipes here and also show you some basic tip and trick about Nigerian cooking.

Below are some of the popular foods in Nigeria.

Jollof rice, Fried rice, porridge yam, Porridge beans, Omelette, Moi moi, Akara (beans cake), Plantain porridge, etc.

There are popular foods that are loved and can be given to any Nigerian, there are other foods that are considered indigenous to certain ethnic groups. (tribes)

We have Eba (garri) as a popular Nigerian food and it could be served with different soups – it is always served with soup.

Eba is in the category of swallows, others in the same category includes pounded yam, semo, tuwo shinkafa, etc.

Nigerian soups includes : Ogbono soup, Egusi soup, Oha soup, ewedu, gbegiri, miyan taushe, Miyan geda, atc.

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What do you consider a typical Nigerian diet? I am not Nigerian but getting married to a Nigerian soon and learning to make some of the popular foods in Nigeria. What do you normal consider as diet in Nigeria. Also, what foods classes ...

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Also, my second question is - What is Nigeria's most popular food? I am beginning to learn about Nigerian foods but just wondering about the food you consider to be most popular in Nigeria.

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What do you eat with pounded yam? So I have learned about this food from Nigeria but what can I serve alongside? My question may probably sound out of place but I am new to the whole Nigerian food thing ...

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What is the staple food of Nigeria? I am looking to move over to Nigeria, I am from Southern Asia but married recently to a Nigeria man, I am just full of anticipation, I don't know what to expect. What ...

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What is Eba (Garri) Made of? I am just learning to eat some of the popular Nigerian foods that I find the recipes on the web. I purchased some garri (eba) from an African shop nearby but just wondering what ...

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