Because of the continued patronage, roadside eateries, popularly known as Mama put or bukateria, are on the increase in every nook and cranny of country. With mama put, we can combine delicacies in any ratio in accordance with the size of our purse such as amala 50naira, meat 100naira and so on. They equally offer a wide variety of food which tastes homely. INFORMATION NIGERIA has put together 5 foods you are likely to find in a bukateria.
AMALA AND ABULA;
Abula is basically a combination of two soups; gbegiri and ewedu. Ewedu is a popular Yoruba soup made from Jute leaves while Àmàlà is a Nigerian food made out of yam flour and/or cassava flour. Yam flour is yam that has been peeled, sliced, cleaned, dried and then blended into a flour.
RICE AND STEW
The Nigerian White Rice and Stew is a popular Nigerian rice recipe because it lets you eat rice with any stew or sauce of your choice.
FUFU AND EGUSI
POUNDED YAM AND VEGETABLE;
It is sometimes called pounded iyan (Iyan being the Yoruba word for pounded yam). It is much like mashed potatoes, but smoother, heavier, and tastier. Efo riro is a very easy and common dish around Nigeria, mostly Yoruba people eat this dish. Efo riro is the yoruba name for Vegtable soup
YAM AND BEANS
Beans and yam is a healthy Nigerian meal eaten by many. Some people like it hot and some prefer it when it is slightly cool. Whichever way you prefer it, there’s no denying the fact that this is one delicious healthy meal.