These Are The 8 Most Underrated Nigerian Foods


July 17, 2018

Don’t even argue with me, because we can fight.

1. Ewa Agoyin

You tell me what other food is this delicious, and versatile. Ewa agoyin with agege bread, plantain, garri, yam…

2. Ekpang nkukwo

Also known as food of the gods, ekpang nkukwo is royal yam pottage. A chief. Chairman, sir.

3. Garri

Garri is a true Nigerian champion. Also known as cassava flakes, this can be drunk, moulded into eba, sprinkled on beans, made into a “cake”… The possibilities are endless.

4. Agege bread

Agege bread is not just any bread. Delicious, stretchy especially when warm, filling, perfect texture… this is the godfather of bread. You can eat it with stew, eggs, beans, peanut butter… you can even eat it alone!

5. Indomie

Indomie is a Nigerian childhood delicacy. You’d think we’d be tired of it by now, but when a food is this versatile and delicious, you eat it forever.

6. Tuwo shinkafa

A lot of you don’t know the wonder that is tuwo shinkafa, and that is entirely your fault. Aswearrugad, this food doesn’t get the recognition it deserves.

7. Roasted yam and pepper sauce

A lot of us just walk past these people selling roasted yam, not realising the wonder we’re ignoring. I used to be like that too, until God opened my eyes and mouth.

8. Nigerian party Jollof rice

Call it by the right name. This can never be overrated or even appropriately rated, so don’t even argue. King J. What underrated Nigerian food did I miss on this list? 

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