For lovers of food, how good a food is is very important in making that decision on what to eat as much a when to eat what. Many people with intercontinental food demands stress themselves looking for certain foods. With that, we have decided to help you with the Nigerian food menu list. This will ease some stress, right?
Nigerians are very good at making food and they do well to appreciate their dishes as much as possible. All over the world, Nigerian delicacies can be found in big and lavish restaurants and because of that, the demand for these foods has become high. Read also our article on how to travel to Nigeria from the USA – A Comprehensive Guide to aid your travel demands.
In Nigeria, you’ll get mind-blowing local dishes that you cannot ordinarily think of existing naturally and that is how special these people are in the food supply industry. Just find the list here and know what to cook.
Nigerian Food Menu List
Want to know what to cook in Nigeria or what food to buy in Nigeria, here we go:
1. Jollof Rice
Jollof is one of the most popular and average daily cooked food in Nigeria today. Though the food is not a local dish, the rising influx of foreigners in the country has contributed largely to its patronage.
This rice is commonly prepared using fresh tomato, tomato paste, onions, spices, and rice. Having the aforementioned ingredients paves way for having a good Jollof meal but if you have fish or meat, you’re moving a level up. Remember you can also serve it with vegetable salad.
2. Pounded Yam (Fufu)
Just as the name is, the food is derived from pounded yam. The resulting food derived from pounding yam is called fufu and can be consumed with many kinds of soups including Ogbono, Egusi, vegetable, and Afang soups.
Pounded yam is served very soft and that makes swallowing it easy for the patrons. You might want to try it and tell a friend how the feeling is like.
3. Eba (Gari Moulds) on Nigerian Food Menu
The most, I mean the most commonly prepared food in Nigeria is Gari moulds, locally called Eba. This is a food that is consumed by a greater portion of the population not paying attention to tribe or ethnicity. This staple food is basically like a nationally accepted food.
It is prepared with grains of gari, a locally generated powder derived from grated cassava that is roasted on a fire. Preparing Eba is simple as all you need is hot water and gari as your main ingredients and you’re set to go.
4. Moi Moi
One of the tastiest foods you can find in Nigeria that will shock your taste buds is Moi Moi. It is a very delicious dish that has earned its popularity due to its unique taste and the name it comes with. It is made from processed beans but the difference is that instead of being fried it is boiled and the taste is just unimaginable.
5. Pepper Soup
Ahaaa this is what you are waiting for, right? Pepper soup can be very medicinal to ill folks. It is consumed by almost all decerning Nigerians who can afford the ingredients used in preparing it.
It is usually made with a plethora of beef, chicken, mutton, or fresh fish. It is usually sold at bars where it is accompanied by beer.
All the above-mentioned foods can be consumed at any time of the day that you have tamed yourself to eat. Do make time to consume the one after the other and leave feedback later.