Lagos Living: 8 Street Foods You Should Definitely Try In Lagos.

Lagos Living: 8 Street Foods You Should Definitely Try In Lagos.

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As Nigerians, street food is something we can’t live without.

There’s so much love about street food, and life in Lagos would not be complete without it. These street foods are sold everywhere, in every nook and cranny of Lagos. At motor parks, on the street, in traffic, everywhere. They are usually not expensive and delicious, and that makes it more appealing. You can get varieties of these street foods, but here are some of the best street foods you should definitely try in Lagos.

1. Boli

This is made from plantain. The plantain is roasted or either grilled, but most roadside boli are usually grilled. It can be accompanied by roasted groundnut, pepper sauce or roasted yam, but it’s mostly sold with roasted groundnut.

Boli and Groundnut

2. Suya

Suya is a spicy meat skewer that is mostly sold at nights because of the belief that it only tastes good when sold at night. It is sold on a newspaper with some onions, cabbage and dried paper.


3. Puff puff

Puff puff is a sweet deep-fried dough made with flour, sugar and other ingredients. It’s always delicious and fluffy, especially when it’s hot.

Puff puff

4. Akara

Akara is a made with beans, pepper and other ingredient. It is one of the best street foods for breakfast. It can either be served with pap, bread or garri.

Akara Beans

5. Corn:

This can either be in the form of roasted corn or boiled corn. The boiled corn can be served with coconut, while the roasted corn can be served with pears and avocado.


6. Moi moi

Moi Moi is a bean pudding made from beans, onion and peppers. It can either be wrapped with a nylon or leaves but moi moi wrapped with leaves tastes different.

moi moi

7. Ewa agoyin:

Ewa Agoyin is a meal made from beans and it’s usually served with a spicy stew. Ewa Agoyin tastes really delicious, especially when you take it with agege bread.

Ewa agoyin

8. Yam

Either fried yam or roasted yam, yam is definitely one of the street foods you need to try out. It is usually served with a pepper sauce. The fried yam can be found alongside with other deep-fried foods like potato, plantain and akara.

You can never go wrong with any of these street foods.

Which of the above is your favorite, we would love to hear it in the comment section?

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