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Nigerian Food and Ingredients
There is a wide variety of Nigerian staple foods and ingredients. In this section, I try as much as possible to acquaint you with the staple foods and ingredients used in preparing Nigerian food recipes. This will hopefully make it easier for you to recognize them when you see them in Nigerian markets or in African food stores outside Nigeria.
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Yams are a tropical tuber crops. They are mainly cylindrical in shape, with rounded ends ...
Rice is a cereal grain. It is the most popular Nigerian food prepared across cultures. It is produced in places with high rainfall as it requires plenty of water for its cultivation ...
Cocoyam is a tropical root crop. There are many varieties of cocoyams but the most common are the soft ...
Beans is a staple rich in protein. This Nigerian food is not so popular for several reasons.
Egusi, in its ground state is used to prepare the popular Nigerian Egusi Soup.
Brown or White? Vote for your favorite beans staple.