7 Top Nigerian Dishes To Enjoy With Your Family This Christmas Season

In Nigeria, Christmas is a festive occasion marked by the preparation and sharing of delicious meals that bring families and communities together.

Christmas is celebrated in Nigeria by the consumption of delicious foods and assorted drinks by families and friends.

Here are some Nigerian top dishes to enjoy with your loved ones:

1. Jollof rice

Christmas jollof rice is usually very different from the regular jollof rice we eat every other day. Christmas jollof rice is often served with dodo (fried plantain), grilled or fried chicken, steak, and coleslaw. Many Nigerians do not miss this food for the celebration.

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2. Fried riceFried rice is another favourite dish of many Nigerians. It is one of the most popular options throughout the Christmas season and it is served with salad and chicken, goat meat, beef, or fish.

3. White Rice and Stew or Sauce

White rice and stew is a delicacy throughout the Christmas season. Christmas stew recipes include the popular tomato stew, vegetable stew, and vegetable chicken sauce. You can enjoy it with any drink of your choice.

4. Pounded Yam and Efo Riro

With Pounded yam and efo riro, your Christmas lunch is perfect. Efo riro is a basic traditional vegetable soup native to the Western part of Nigeria. It can also be eaten with white rice, plantains, yams. Celebrate your Christmas with this nourishing meal.

5. Abacha (African Salad)

This is a well-garnished meal from the Eastern part of Nigeria. Abacha is made with shredded cassava and is served as an appetiser. You can as well eat it as a main course and is a delicious and healthy meal.

6. Ofada rice and stew

Ofada rice is a local and more aromatic food, which is often paired with Ayamase Sauce or designer stew, a spicy pepper sauce made with assorted meats. This meal is a staple at Yoruba celebrations.

7. Yam Porridge

This food should be included in your Christmas plan. Yam porridge, also known as ‘asaro’ is a deliacy that is liked by many people.

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