You cannot argue that Nigeria has a rich variety of street food. We have both healthy and greasy options. But you have to hand it to the people that make these delicacies.Thank you for your consistency. This quiz doesn’t scratch the surface of the numerous street food we have in Nigeria, so you can tell us about the ones you would like to see next in the comments. Don’t forget to share with your friends as well. They just might sponsor your next trip to that roadside vendor.
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A Nigerian breakfast story wouldn't be complete without it. We like it round and fluffy served with fresh bread or any other breakfast cereal
If you don't like one, you have to like the other, and where they sell one, they always sell the other. They are two peas in a pod.
Bread and Tea
Puffpuff and Buns
Garri and Groundnut
Bread and Egg
If you need something to throw in your mouth that cuts across carbohydrates and nuts while taking a walk, then this snack is for you.
Popcorn and Groundnut
Bread and Groundnut
This can be found on the road during travels. it's a common treat in the east, and comes arranged on skewers: hawked on major roads and markets in Edo, Delta, Bayelsa. Some call it Eruru, Okuka, Uton, Ikolo, etc
First of all, this is not your normal beans, it has to be mashed beyond recognition and doused in dark pepper sauce.
It can be roasted or steamed and has a sweet and sour taste. it usually accompanies corn on the streets.
Some people take this to the next level with pepper sauce and fish added to it, while some keep it chewy and snacky with groundnut.
You need to have healthy teeth for this one because it is extremely chewy. I heard some people called it KK in their university days.
People claim it has a cowpea pudding twin brother, but they taste nothing alike. One significant difference is that it's really filling.
Bearing the proud name of African Salad, this dish is super flavorful, and of course, you can find it on the streets.
Whether it comes in a plastic plate, nylon, tin can, or leaf, we recognize it without fail.
The Hibiscus drink is a go-to street drink and these days it seems like it has worn long sleeves because they've discovered its health benefits.
This soybean treat either comes in a milky, soft consistency or a fried, chewy texture.
Cookies and Cream
It is usually located at almost every junction in Nigeria, all year round.
This one melts in the mouth and has a savory nutty taste. Made from either dried millet or groundnut, it can always be found on the streets in the north