5 Most Popular Nigerian Foods.

Akpu and Banga soup

akpu-banga-soupOne of Nigeria’s most popular foods is Akpu and Banga soup, Akpu is widely consumed in the Southern part of Nigeria due its super delicious taste, also known as fufu. Its usually made by boiling cassava and pounding it to a thick paste-like form. On the other hand, Banga soup a popular soup in southern part of Nigeria is made from Palm Nuts (Banga ). A taste of akpu and banga soup will definitely take you to cloud nine.

Pounded Yam and Eguisi Soup


Pounded yam is a Nigerian food  made from boiled yam. The yam is boiled to a certain boiling point to be pounded by a mortal and pestle.Although its known to be a Nigerian product but widely loved by both Nigerians and Non Nigerians. In Nigeria, Pounded yam is always consumed with different kinds of soup.But most South Westerners (Yoruba) prefer taking pounded yam with Eguisi soup. I call the combination of Pounded Yam and Eguisi soup the “Baddest Combo”. Do you want to find yourself in a state of total euphoria? Then visit a good restaurant near you and request for pounded yam and Eguisi soup.

Tuwo Shinkafa and Miyan Kuka


Tuwo Shinkafa is a cuisine which originated from the Northern part of Nigeria. It is predominant in the northern part of Nigeria, a thick pudding made from rice flour and can be served with any good soup but most northerners prefer serving it with a soup called Miyan Kuka. Miyan Kuka is a soup  made from baobab leaves and dried okro. The combination of Tuwo shinkafa and miyan kukan makes grown up men licks the back of their hands when they are done consuming it. Do you plan to visit Northern Nigeria anytime soon? Then make sure you have your own taste of Tuwo shinkafa and Miyan Kuka.


4. Moi Moi

moin moin

Moi moi is another popular Nigerian food, widely eaten across African most popular black nation, Nigeria.It is made with steamed ground beans and enriched with spices, Moi moi is often served in parties or other social functions. It is a protein-rich food that is a staple in Nigeria.

5. Jollof Rice


Jollof rice is also one of the most popular food in Nigeria, a food widely enjoyed by all Nigerians both at home and abroad. It’s quite easy to prepare , Kindly check our previous blog posts for jollof rice recipe.No Nigerian social event is said to be complete without the serving of jollof rice and moi moi.

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