We decided to put up a comprehensive list of foods eaten in Nigeria and a complete information on how to make most of Nigeria foods.
After months of trial and error and testing out different ways to make easy Nigeria foods I have decided to make demonstration videos on making Nigeria Foods. Hence you will find videos at the end of each recipe page.

Are you married to a Nigerian and short of ideas on what to prepare for dinner? Or just looking to make that favorite recipe you have been yearning for all months.

First, we have the list of all Nigerian foods, then a complete guide on how to make them, you will even be given the opportunity of asking a question or dropping a comment.

Nigeria is a country of over 500 different ethnic groups. Hence, the foods in Nigeria differs from one tribe to another, although there are very popular foods that are eaten by almost all Nigerians, like rice, beans, eba, egusi soup, yam, maize, potatoes, moi moi and porridge or pottage yam.

Foods Eaten In Nigeria

The two most popular foods in Nigeria are Rice and Eba.
There are different rice recipes in Nigeria. We have the jelof rice, which is
the easiest to prepare, we also boiled white rice that is eaten with stew. Here is how to Cook Nigeria Stew.

The most tedious rice recipe in Nigeria is the Fried Rice, that is why we even included a video on how to make fried rice.
Here is a detailed guide on – How to Cook Fried Rice

Eba is a very popular food in Nigeria, eba and fufu goes with soup as a common denominator, Nigerian eba and fufu are both end products of cassava. A Nigerian from the eastern part of the country would prefer fufu or pounded yam, while the Yorubas from the west would go for eba or amala.

Nigeria fufu undergoes many processes before it is eaten as food. The cassava is peeled and fermented for three to four days then sieved to obtain the raw fufu which would then be cooked and pounded.
Foods eaten in Nigeria
Eba, fufu, semovita, pounded yam, amala and garri goes with any of the different nigerian soups, If you are thinking of making a nice soup for your family. here is your comprehensive guide – How to Cook Nigerian Soups

Beans Recipes in Nigeria

There are different beans recipes in Nigeria. Beans is also one of the popular foods eaten in Nigeria, Beans is eaten in large chunk by the Yorubas We cook Beans and yam or plantain porridge in Nigeria and we also have a recipe called “ewa,” People keep asking what is ewa? Ewa is a beans recipe in Nigeria; it is a combination of beans and stew always eaten with bread. This is one of the most popular breakfast recipe in Nigeria.

Nigeria Moi Moi

Moi moi is another popular Nigeria food, It is a product of beans and several other ingredients. Moi moi is eaten and served in most Nigerian homes and restaurants. It could be eaten complimentarily with akamu (pap), jolof rice, custard, and several other foods, Nigeria moi moi can also be eaten alone.

Have you seen the Nigerian Foods Eguide – It is the best guide to making Nigerian foods with both written and video guides made with world class equipment, all for you!

Here is a comprehensive guide on
How to make moi moi

Moi Moi Nigerian food

What is African Breadfruit (Ukwa)

African bread fruit is one of the many foods eaten in Nigeria, it is quite popular amongst the Igbos and people from the south-south – here is everything I know
About African Bread Fruit

Do you know how to make suya… The meat recipe?
Learn about Nigeria Desserts… And How To Make
Suya Meat

There are over a hundred different Nigeria Foods You may want to try out tonight!

Have you seen our brand new site about all the Foods Eaten in Nigeria?

Learn how to Nigerian Stew


  1. Juan  September 26, 2017

    I love nigerian foods. thanks for this recipes, I have a desire to learn about all the foods eaten in Nigeria, I was actually searching for banga soup recipe when I landed on this page. I must comment your wonderful write up. we need more of your likes in Nigeria.


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