People in Nigeria adore eating on the go. Nigerians enjoy street food. It is our social feature. What are the tastiest street meals in Nigeria? Continue reading our article to find out, though it is not that easy
Nigerian tradition cuisine is a very distinct and unique one. We are going to dedicate our article to particularly Nigerian street meal. Nigerian like to say that if you are a street smart, you will always find many places with delicious street food.
Why is street meal so popular in Nigeria?
Major Nigerian cities like Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, or Benin, have plenty of sellers who vend some goods by the roadside. These people realize very well that people who live in this city are always busy. Consequently, the considerable part of them has no time even to prepare breakfast for themselves. Therefore, they need to eat something quickly while going to work. Also, this is high time for the street meal to come in handy. People in Nigeria adore this opportunity to eat quite cheap but tasty food without spending time on preparing it.
Let us look at the most delicious street meal in Nigeria today. Moreover, this food is both incredibly tasty and are inexpensive.
Akara is a traditional Nigerian beans cake and the most popular street meal in our country. The dish consists of fried beans ball with grounded beans mixed with onions pepper, and many other spices.
Garden Eggs are very popular street food in Nigeria. It has a delicious and special taste. You will quickly find Garden Egg vendors at every corner on any street.
Puff Puff is always deep-fried, fluffy, soft, and pleasant. This street food is cooked from flour, yeast, ground nutmeg, sugar, salt, and vegetable oil.
Moin Moin is an appetizing bean pudding. Chefs usually make it from made grounded peeled beans, various spices, and onion. Ten they wrap it in either nylon or leaves. Nigerians like such street meal as Moin Moin very much.
Boli and Epa
Boli is a roasted plantain. This street meal is a very widespread in Nigeria. You can purchase it nearly everywhere. Many Nigerians call Boli and Epa the best snack ever because the taste of groundnut combined with the roasted plantain is just delightful. It is usually cooked in either oven or charcoal fire.
Abacha is a famous African salad. This Nigerian street snack is prepared with dried cassava tubers, onion, ugba, fresh utazi leaves, garden eggs, and various spices. There are many Abacha sellers in streets and markets.
Corn is a periodic street food in Nigeria. Whenever it comes out, you will find vendors at every corner. In the morning, you can see thousands of Nigerians standing in a queue waiting to buy delicious roasted corn.
Gala and Lacacera
Gala and Lacacera is considered to be the best street meal which serves as a protection of the Nigerian race. People can purchase this food everywhere. It is especially popular in traffic jams when you have enough time to enjoy this street meal.
Suya is a grilled fish, meat, or chicken. It is considered the traditional Nigerian street meal. This delicious and quick food is sold everywhere in the country.
Plantain chips is a common Nigerian street food. Cooks make chips with banana. They can also use unripe or ripe plantain. It is one of the best street foods that you can easily eat on the go.
Fish and Wanke Rice
Though fish and Wanke rice is a traditional Ghana recipe, it has become an everyday street meal in Nigeria long ago. This dish is popular for dinner or supper.
Kuli Kuli is a classic Nigerian street meal. Sellers make it from groundnut or grounded peanuts. It is mostly popular in the Northern part of the country.
Peanuts or groundnut is another widespread street meal in Nigeria. Cooks often boil it using much salt. It makes them especially yummy. Boiled peanut can be purchased at every street corner and on the roads.
Today we gave you just a few names of the tastiest street meals in Nigeria. Every city and village in our country have its preferences concerning street food. Do you have your favorite road meals? Please, leave your answers in the comments so that we can spread our list and share it with other admirers of eating on the go.
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