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Delicious Pounded Yam and Egusi soup, a Nigerian delicacy
Delicious Pounded Yam and Egusi soup, a Nigerian delicacy
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Top 6 Mouth Watering Nigerian Dishes You Should Try

Check out some delicious dishes normally prepared and enjoyed by Nigerians.

Onyii Amarachi

Onyii Amarachi

Nigerian foods are always delicious and each tribe has its own local food. Below are some Nigerian foods that will definitely make you salivate.

Jollof Rice and Chicken
Jollof Rice and Chicken

1. Jollof Rice

This food tastes delicious, especially when it is prepared with the right ingredients. It is mainly prepared with tomatoes and rice. It is commonly served at ceremonies like birthdays, weddings etc with chicken, eggs, etc accompanying it.

2. Tuwo Shinkafa

Tuwo Shinkafa
Tuwo Shinkafa

This fufu meal is native to the northern part of Nigeria. It is prepared with soft rice and served with northern Nigerian soups like Miyan Taushe. It can also be served with other Nigerian soups.

3. Pepper Soup

Chicken Pepper Soup
Chicken Pepper Soup

Pepper soup originated from the English speaking states of West Africa and is prepared with varieties of meats, chili and many other ingredients. It is a spicy meal that goes well with chilled drinks. It can also be served as an appetizer.

4. Amala and Ewedu

Amala and Ewedu soup
Amala and Ewedu soup

This is one of the most popular foods in Nigeria. It originated from the western part of Nigeria. The ewedu soup is the best soup that goes with Amala, a food made out of either cassava or yam flour. It is mostly served at Owambe parties.

5. Ogbono Soup

Ogbono Soup and Eba
Ogbono Soup and Eba

Although it can be eaten by any tribe, it is a common food eaten by the Igbo tribe. It is made with ground dry Ogbono seeds. It is also known as draw soup. It can be served with either fufu or pounded yam.

6. Pounded Yam and Egusi Soup

Pounded Yam and Egusi soup
Pounded Yam and Egusi soup

Pounded yam is made when cooked yam is pounded in a mortar and the Egusi soup is made with ground melon. This food, when prepared, makes the mouth water and is popular in West Africa.