So we started the list of the most popular street food/snacks you should be definitely trying out in Naija. Let’s keep it going..
If you find yourself in Nigria and are on the move, but you need a quick snack. Just check out previous list here and be sure to enjoy these listed below:
– Roasted or Boiled Corn.
Corn or maize is a seasonal food that takes over the street when in season. It can be enjoyed either roasted or boiled, and is most times sold with coconut or local pear.
– Gala and La Casera.
This street snack is so popular that it has been jokingly given the tagline “saving Nigerian lives since 1900”. Gala is basically a packaged sausage roll and La Casera is a carbonated soft drink. Every traffic jam in Nigeria is a hotspot for Gala and La Casera sellers and buyers.
– Plantain Chips.
This crunchy goodness is thin sliced of plantain that is fried and enjoyed ripe or unripe.
– Kuli Kuli.
Made from grounded peanut, this snack is very tasty and can be found in abundance in Northern Nigeria.
– Boiled Groundnut.
Also called boiled peanuts. These are a favourite all around Nigeria, as nothing quite compares to the satisfaction of cracking open the slightly salted and boiled peanuts from its shell.
Made with Bambara nut flour, this pudding is a street snack that is very filling in the stomach and eaten all over Nigerian especially in the eastern region.
Kokoro is made from maize flour, sugar and either cassava or yam flour and deep fried.
This list could really go on for a while, love snacks? Then keep your eyes on AccelerateTV.com for part 3!
Written by Treasure Asanamm
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