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5 Mouth Watering Arewa (Northern Nigerian) Foods

1. Miyan Kuka (Baobab Leaves Soup) 




Miyan kuka (baobab leaves soup) is one of the most popular soup consumed in Northern Nigeria. The soup is prepared with dried, powdered baobab soup as the primary ingredient. Other ingredients are palm oil, onions, crayfish, dried fish, beef, pepper, dawa dawa (locust bean) etc. The soup is best served hot with either Tuwon masara, Tuwon Shinkafa or Tuwon dawa.


2.  Masa (Waina)



Masa, also known as Waina is a very popular food consumed in Arewa, the Northern part of Nigeria. It is basically prepared with rice as the primary ingredient.
Not every typeof rice can be used to prepare Masa, the type of rice recommended is that which is used in preparing Tuwon Shinkafa.

It is best served hot with Miyan Taushe (Pumpkin Soup), Powdered groundnut cake (Kuli-Kuli) or sometimes sugar.

Also Read: How to make Miyan Taushe

3. Dan Wake



Dan wake is a delicious meal that is indigenous to the Hausa people of Arewa, Northern Nigeria. It is prepared with flour (either wheat or cassava) as the primary ingredient.Other ingredients include baobab powder, edible potash, etc.

It is best served with powdered pepper, groundnut (Peanut) oil, tomatoes, boiled eggs, cucumber, carrots and cabbages etc.

Also read: How to make Dan-Wake

4. Zogale (Moringa Salad)



Zogale is a delicious salad prepared primarily with moringa leaves.It is a popular delicacy in Arewa, Northen Nigeria. It is prepared with additional ingredients such as powdered kuli-kuli (groundnut cake), groundnut oil, sliced onions, sliced cabbage, carrots, cocumber, tomato, pepper, etc.

Also read: How to make Zogale

5. Miyan Taushe (Pumpkin Soup)



Miyan Taushe is a very popular soup consumed in Arewa, Northen Nigeria. It is prepared with the flesh of ripe pumpkin. It has a sweet taste, and beloved by many. It is prepared with additional ingredients such as spinach, tomatoes, onions, pepper, palm oil, etc.

It is best served hot with waina/masa, and morsels such as Tuwon Shinkafa, Tuwon Masara, Tuwon Dawa, Sakwara, etc.

Also Read: How to make Masa/Waina

5 Mouth Watering Arewa (Northern Nigerian) Foods 5 Mouth Watering Arewa (Northern Nigerian) Foods Reviewed by AbuZahra Ahmad on June 04, 2018 Rating: 5

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