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Groundnut Soup

Groundnut Soup

Groundnut soup also known as Peanut Soup is a popular soup from the Northern region of Nigeria (Miyar Gyada), it is also common in the southern region especially in Edo state (Omisagwe). The soup is also eaten by other West African countries like Ghana where it is known as Nkate Nkwan. Groundnut soup is delicious, savory and…

Ofada Pepper Sauce

Ofada Pepper Sauce

Ofada Pepper Sauce is a spicy pepper sauce. It is a combination of Ayamase and Ata Dindin. It is a delicious native stew that goes well with local rice or just normal rice. This recipe uses lots of oil. The secret to frying this properly is dividing up the oil so you use some to…

Yoghurt Chicken Wrap

yoghurt chicken wrap

The yoghurt chicken wrap recipe is easy to make and you can substitute the vegetables for the ones you have at home to achieve this recipe. You can increase the spicy level of this recipe. It is advisable to use unsweetened plain yoghurt for this recipe. If you do not have yoghurt at home, you…

Plantain Pancake

Plantain Pancakes

Plantain pancakes are pancakes made with plantain. They are not the same as Mosa. Plantain pancake is richer than Mosa and it has milk in it. Ingredients 1 ripe Plantain (large) 1 cup plain flour 2 eggs 1 cup of milk 1.5 tsp of baking powder 2 Tbsp of Sugar A pinch of Salt Butter or…

Potato Stir-Fry

Potato Stir Fry

This Potato Stir-fry is a different and delicious meal that uses potatoes in a way you never knew was possible. Potato Stir-fry can also be served as a sauce with rice. Ingredients 500g frozen potato chips or Peeled Irish Potatoes 5 fillets of chicken breast Green bell pepper Red bell pepper Yellow bell pepper 1…

Glazed Danwake

Glazed Danwake

Danwake is a dish typically eaten in the Northern part of Nigeria. Danwake is a dumpling made of Beans and Kuka (Powdered Baobab leaves). It is served with Yaji, boiled egg, onion flavored oil, cabbage and seasoning cubes. Danwake dumpling on its own is bland hence the glazing adds sweetness and gives a different dimension…

Alapa

Alapa - Beans and Egusi Pudding

Alapa is a steamed pudding that combines Beans and Egusi. It is typically eaten with Eko (steamed corn pudding). It can also be eaten with a lovely pepper sauce that has a lot of onions or with custard or pap which would have the same tart that Eko has. Ingredients 3/4 cup of Brown Beans 3/4 cup…

Ogbono Soup

Ogbono soup

Ogbono soup also called Apon is a delicious Nigerian soup. It falls into the category of ‘draw soup’ because of its slippery and slimy texture. It is made with wild African mango seed and super easy to cook. Ingredients 1 cup grounded Ogbono 2 tablespoon Palm oil 1 tablespoon Cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon locust beans…

Groundnut Milk

Groundnut Milk

Groundnut Milk is a non-dairy beverage. It is affordable and refreshing. This drink is a great way to get the nutritional benefits of groundnut without chewing it. Groundnut Milk is suitable for people of all age groups and a healthy alternative to cow milk. Ingredients Groundnut (Unpeeled) Water Ginger (Optional) How To Prepare Put the…

Soya Bean Cake – Wara

soyabean cake

Soya bean cake popularly known as Wara, Beske, Awara, or Nigerian Tofu is a snack that is made from blended soya beans and deep-fried with some spices. It is a tasty snack that is low in calories but abundant in protein with health benefits such as aiding digestion, boosting the immune system, reduction of cholesterol level…

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