DELICIOUS NIGERIAN STREET FOODS YOU SHOULD TASTE
A trip to Nigeria will give you a lot of unforgettable thrilling experiences. The exotic places give you a special kind of treat, and so does the streets. Have you ever tasted a Nigerian street food? If you haven’t, you’re missing out on a lot. The streets of Nigeria offer you servings of sumptuousness wrapped in the delicious arms of mind-blowing street delicacies. You must be craving all the Nigerian street delicacies you can get right now. Well, here’s a pointer to the Nigerian street foods you shouldn’t miss out on.
This delicious Nigerian street food is carried about by vendors and is also known as African Salad. Abacha is a popular Nigerian street food made mostly in the east by drying shredded cassava and other ingredients to give it a natural savory taste that would leave you craving some more. When garnished with food items like tomato, garden egg, and vegetable, this dish will give you an experience you’ll savor for years to come.
EWA AGOYIN AND AGEGE BREAD
Ewa Agoyin is known as the sumptuous meal of the west. It is made by cooking beans and serving it with thick spicy stew. If you’ve not heard of the popular Yoruba spicy stew, then you’re one step behind. One thing you have to know is that EwaAgoyin doesn’t come alone. A combo of Ewa Agoyin and Agege bread will leave you wondering why you haven’t eaten this Nigerian street delicacy before then. Whenever you think of EwaAgoyin, do not forget its better half; Agege bread. If you find yourself on a trip to Lagos, the most populous and most commercial city in Nigeria, don’t miss this popular dish.
When you visit the northern part of Nigeria, the aroma of this mouthwatering street food welcomes you and gives your taste buds an amazing treat that leaves you feeling like Oliver Twist. A serving of spicy killishi, also known as Nigerian Beef Jerky, will leave your chin hurting but you wouldn’t want to stop chewing. Why? Because the flavors of the roasted sliced meet will never fade and you’ll keep enjoying a mouthful even up to minutes. This is meat serving redefined.
BOLE AND ROASTED YAM
Bole is a popular name for roasted plantain in Nigeria which is always prepared in the streets in the evenings. If you’ve never tasted the Nigerian bole and roasted yam garnished with spicy stew or pepper, then you are missing out on all levels of tastiness. As you’ve guessed, Nigerian foods are the best when tastiness. This combination fills you with an ethereal strength to finish the remaining part of your day on a sweet note.
AKARA AND BREAD
Akara; a deep fried beanball, also known as bean cake is the popular street food in Nigeria which you can find in the mornings and evenings. When combined with bread, Akara gives you the super strength to start up a new day filled with juicy opportunities.
Bean pudding has never tasted so nice. Wrapped in plantain leaves, foil or nylon is a delicious street food called moi-moi; a cooked bean pudding made from grounded peeled beans, onion, and other ingredients to make it tasty and leaves you eating like never before. When eaten with pap (akamu) or custard, this dish can serve as the perfect dish to start your day or end your day with. For the greatest experience, you can add milk to the pap.
Garnished with tomatoes, pepper, cabbage, and onions is the popular street barbecued meat known to every Nigerian as Suya. Suya is an overly popular street snack that keeps your tastebud floating in the lagoon of tastiness and hunger at bay. For the best experience, we advise you to visit the next junction where you’ll see the Hausa vendors doing their magic. Watching them prepare the meat snack adds to the experience of eating suya in Nigeria.
Conclusively, if you plan to spend your vacation in Nigeria, then these street foods should be neatly arranged on your “To-Eat” list. You wouldn’t want to be surrounded by all forms of delicious meals and not try them out.