Most Popular Nigerian Foods

Updated: Jan 25

This is up for debate!


  1. Jollof Rice - Every tribe eats this, it's a Nigerian staple.

  2. White rice and stew - A regular meal in almost every home.

  3. Yam & Egg - Didn't everyone eat this on sundays?

  4. Stewed beans - Saturday morning regular.

  5. Corn & Ube - Available at roadsides every rainy season

  6. Plantain - Can be a main meal or a side dish.

  7. Efo - Vegetable soup most people eat

  8. Afang - Popular vegetable soup

  9. Rice & Ofada stew - Isn't this a party staple?

  10. Pounded yam & Egusi - Another party staple

  11. Moi Moi - Regular food accompaniment

  12. Akara - Usually on weekends

  13. Okpa - Eat this and you're full for days.

  14. Asaro - One of the wondrous things yam can do.

  15. Suya - This should probably be higher up to be honest.



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