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Who Is The King Of Nigeria Swallow? Eba, Akpu (Fufu), Amala Or Pounded Yam.

There's this craze about the king of naija swallow, but me thinks it's akpu. Love it any day and can eat it anytime. It's one meal that can sustain you for 12hrs. Can you beat that?

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Most swallow recipes use cassava or manioc plant as the base ingredient. Both Fufu and Eba swallows are made out of the root of this plant. Such food is notorious, but it can also be dangerous. The plant contains certain poisonous elements in it and if it is not fermented properly, can cause health problems. Eba (garri) is cooked by chopping the root and fermenting it for several days. Some cooks fry it using oil (which turns the swallow yellow in color), while others just fry it with no oil added. Fufu is made by fermenting the chopped root and boiling it afterwards. Then both swallows are served with the soups. It is up to you to decide with one is the king, but many people believe it is Garri (eba). READ ALSO: Nigerian pepper soup spices – 5 best for Nigerian cooks here https://ask.naij.com/food/nigerian-pepper-soup-spices-5-best-for-nigerian-cooks-i23509.html.

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i like Plantain flour, Rice Flour, Semo, Pounded Yam

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Okorobia gini ka iriri were kpara ume? Akpu!!!

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I like fufu, hope you will send me just a plate

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Neither, at my house we eat oat fufu.

, I call everything Fu-fu. And I thought eba was just another word for fufu. I dont know the diffrence except for pounded yam. Care to explain.

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always poundy,stressful,but tasty.

I don't like it as in not my favourite but its d king of all food

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Your wallet will determine the king

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poundy for lyf, as a real KOGITE, REAL OKUN WOMAN na pounded yam with egunsi soup garnished wit palm oil,ugwu leaf or spinach, ati eran igbe(bush meat)

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Its a close tie btw akpu and pounded yam, infact they can be combined ,but akpu stinks. However it has a major advantage over pounded yam, it can stay for long without preservation unlike pounded yam that will go bad in hours. Eba is friendly, easy to make but a bit insipid. Amala can be wondaful if u cultivate the taste, very smooth, unlike abrasive eba, but you need like a ton to really get you there if you really ravenous.

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Simply simple.

Ponded yam.

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Akpu is the reigning solid food in Nigeria

Although it stinks.

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as a proper Edo man - nothing beats my pounded yam with correct ogbono soup.

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as a proper Edo man - nothing beats my pounded yam with correct ogbono soup.

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King of Nigerian swallow is garri, closely followed by fufu, pounded yam leads the rear pack. pounded yam

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Pounded Yam Da best!!

Amala simple to swallow

Eba very friendly,

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Pounded Yam of course!Fufu is too smelly and Amala Damm too Ugly.

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Btw amala and pounded yam depends on the soup tho

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i heard it's better if you stir it on fire. sure the pot will get all sticky, but it comes out dark and tasty lol.

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Yep,amala dudu.have tired on diffrent occasions to make it but it always come out bad and never smooth.I have it only when my Yoruba aunts ara round to help me make it.

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Amala,Only if i can prepare it so for now Eba.

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I guess no one in the house is interested in Amala. Though Pounded yam is taking the lead but I reckon others would brace up.

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Akpu aka FUFU.Is the only 1 am familiar with!!

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Well, I think Akpu or fufu as it is also called is alot much better than other swallow. Even if the price of eba increases, it still remains the same. And for the record, it's not a labourers food. It's also for all and sundry. Give it a try and you'll be hooked.

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It has to be EBA

Some peeps are so poor they cant afford Pounded Yam

Garri is getting expensive now, i was told and with the way things are going, SAWDUST might be the next king of swallow!

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POUNDED YAM! POUNDED YAM!! POUNDEDE YAM!!!

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You asked for who?. Is akpu the name of a person?

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We hav 2 eat all becoz as a black man or woman it our tradation we can change it

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Eba Iyan Amala no particular oda

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