African Cuisine

Top 10 Nigerian Dishes


4) Jollof Rice

This colorful delicacy is food to many West African Countries, not just perculiar to Nigeria. Ingredients of Jollof rice include rice, onions, tomatoes, chilies, peas and a variety of spices. It can be served with vegetables and desired meat, chicken or fish. Jollof rice is commonly served on special occasions and social events.

Jollof Rice

3) Pounded Yam

Pounded yam is a sought after delicacy among many Nigerians. It is accompanied with various kinds of soups such as okro, ewedu, egusi, ogbono, etc. Pounded yam can be made by boiling raw yams and then pounding it into dough-like mass or mixing hot water with yam powder. It requires considerable experience in its preparation. It’s presence in many special occasions cannot be overemphasized.

Pounded Yam

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