Nigerian food is not all about fine dining and haute cuisine, some of the sumptuous delicacies to be enjoyed in the country can be found on the street. Every city has its unique cultural offerings and delicious cuisine that you may not be able to resist. Wakawaka will walk you through some of the meals you will meet when you come to Nigeria. There are many things you can eat when you visit Nigeria, and you can be overwhelmed by the number of dishes to be tasted. However, we have made it easier for you with ten delicacies you must try while visiting Nigeria:
No visit to Nigeria is complete without jollof rice, a meal that has made its name around the world. Jollof rice is one of the meals that almost every visitor wants to taste. We can tell you that jollof rice is delicious and irresistible. The smell gives it away wherever it is served, and it attracts people to it. No event is going to serve meals without offering jollof rice too.
Amala And Ewedu Soup
Amala and ewedu soap is a favorite in the western part of the country. If you do not want to lick your fingers because of the sweetness of a meal, don’t try eating this delicacy in public. Today, you can order amala and ewedu soup in any top restaurant in the country.
Abacha and Ugba
Abacha and Ugba is called the African Salad, a healthy traditional salad that you will love. The appearance and its aroma are tempting especially when either fish, stockfish or meat is used in dressing the meal. It is a popular meal in the eastern part of the country.
Eba And Egusi Soup
If it is your first time of coming to Africa, you may salivate when you set your eyes on eba and egusi soup. There is hardly a restaurant in the country that does not serve this dish. The soup is richly prepared with locally sourced ingredients and is served during lunch or dinner.
No one has ever tasted afang soup and not wish to eat it again and again. It is one of the best soups in Africa, a sumptuous dish that you make you eat more than your stomach can accommodate. Afang soup is very affordable, yet expensive in its preparation. You will love this soup! You will enjoy it and will ask to eat it after your first experiment.
White Soup And Pounded Yam
A little spicy but very delicious, white soup or nsala soup is respected for its taste. The pounded yam gives the dish a rich appeal that you will love. If the yam is sweet, you may not mind, finishing everything on your plate.
Starch and Banga Soup
The locals called Banga soup, ‘ofe akwu,’ a native soup that will keep give you the mouth-watering justice that you desire. Starch and Banga soup’s taste is simply unique and offers your mouth an opportunity to be warm because of its hot spicy flavour.
Moi Moi can come while eating jollof rice in special events. It is a meal that is prepared from beans, garnished with liver, beef, fish, pepper, onion and even egg. The taste is amazing, and it is rich in protein.
Miyan Kuka And Tuwo Shinkafa
Miyan Kuka And Tuwo Shinkafa is one of the meals that are served in any northern part of Nigeria. It can be served with semo, eba, fufu and pounded yam. You will enjoy it because it is richly prepared.