Nigerian Foods And Recipes

Nigerian foods, Nigerian cuisine or Nigerian dishes are a host of many local African cuisines predominantly eaten in Nigeria by Nigerians at home and/or Nigerians in diaspora. There are lots of Nigerian foods and cuisines than can be properly documented and all put in one list, this is due to the many ethnic groups present in the country, of which each ethnic group have their own list of unique African cuisines eaten by their people home and abroad.
Each of these ethnic groups have their respective food all of these foods from different ethnic groups in Nigeria put together are what we know as Nigerian foods and cuisines. Irrespective of whichever ethnic group each of these Nigerian food originates from, they all have the signature associated with Nigerian foods and y extension most west African foods, that signature is that the foods are most times always spicy.

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Lovely Nigerian Foods Put Together

There’s a spice and herb meant for different Nigerian food. So whenever you find yourself chewing and/or swallowing any kind of African food and it has these features:

  • spicy
  • herbs
  • palm oil and or ground nut oil
…chances are you’re getting yourself fed with one of our various Nigerian foods or their varieties.
Having known that all Nigerian foods and their recipes are too many to compile and put in one list all at once, we will be updating this page with lots of more Nigerian foods and Nigeria cuisines, dishes and other African cuisines and dishes presently popular and well eaten in Nigeria. For sake of easy identification, yes some Nigerian foods are not very easy identified we will be starting with the very popular Nigerian foods you probably don’t know if you’re not a Nigerian or you’re Nigerian living under the rocksπŸ˜„πŸ˜„.
As said in the previous paragraphs Nigerian cuisines and their recipes(ingredients and procedure of preparation) are many but that doesn’t mean we can’t start somewhere, we’ll start with somewhere with the following most popular Nigerian cuisines eaten in Nigeria and outside Nigeria by Nigerians and lovers of our lovely Nigerian foods.

Please Note That All The Pictures Here Are Not Ours. And the links in each photo of nigerian foods below lead to the complete recipe on how to prepare the specific Nigerian food.

Complete List Nigerian Foods And Their Recipes

White rice 

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White Rice And Stew

Coco nut rice

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Coconut rice by Sisi Yemi

Jollof Rice

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Nigerian Jollof Rice

Party Jollof Rice(yes they’re different πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹)

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Party Jollof

Fried Rice

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Nigerian Fried Rice

Ofada Rice

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Ofada Rice

Nigerian Porridge Yam

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Nigerian Porridge Yam

Nigerian Beans Porridge

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Porridge Beans

Beans and Plantain porridge

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Beans and plantain porridge

Ewa Agoyin

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Ewa Agoyin and bread

Moin-Moin

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Moin-Moin

Agidi

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Agidi

Akara

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Akara

Puff-Puff

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Puff Puff

Chin-Chin

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Chin Chin

Nkwobi

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Nkwobi

Suya

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Suya

Abacha

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Abacha Food

Ekpang nkukwo

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Ekpang Nkukwo

Igbin

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Igbin

Pounded yam also known as poundo yam

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Pounded Yam And Egusi Soup

Akpu also known as cassava fufu

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Akpu

Amala

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Amala and ewedu soup

Tuwo Shinkafa

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Tuwo Shinkafa

Garri also known as eba

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Garri and okra soup

Semovita

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Semovita

Zobo drink

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Zobo drink

Edikangikong soup

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Edikang ikong soup

Egusi soup

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Egusi soup

Efo riro

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Efo riro

Uha/ora soup

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Uha/Ora soup and garri

Ogbono soup

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Ogbono soup and garri

Owo soup

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Owo soup

Gbegiri soup

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Gbegiri soup

Afang soup

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Afang soup and fufu

Ofe owerre

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Ofe owerri

Bitter leaf soup or ofe onugbu

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Bitter leaf soup by Sisi Jemimah

Banga soup also known as ofe akwu

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Banga soup

Okra soup

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Okra soup

White soup also known as ofe nsala

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Ofe nsala

Ewedu soup

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Ewedu soup and amala

Tomato stew

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Tomato stew by ImmaculateBites

Red oil or palm oil stew

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Palm oil stew

Kunu drink

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Kunuu drink

Indomie/Noodles (Nigerian way)

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Nigerian noodles

Spaghetti(Nigerian way)

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Nigerian spaghetti