6 Nigerian Dishes With Funny English Names- No 5 Would Crack You Up

Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism. It is usually of plant or animal origin and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism and assimilated by the organism’s cells to provide energy, maintain life, or stimulate growth.
Quite a lot of things have changed, really. With the new globalization outlook of countries, many things have evolved. Ok before we continue the lecture, here is what we are trying to say, Nigerians are changing the names of their dishes!



These days, you are likely to hear some very “tushed up” names and then get to wonder what it is, only to find out you will be served amala and you are like, “what?, amala?” Anyways, you should start getting used to things like that very soon. Here is a quick list of 6 Nigerian dishes that we are trying to westernize.
1. Akara



The tush name for this is Bean Cake. Like really, what is the correlation?
2. Isi Ewu



This would leave you amused, it is called “Goat Head’s Lickins”!
3. Eko


It is called “Corn Jellos”.
4. Moi-Moi



The English name is “Beans Pudding” or “Beans Pie”.
5. Ikokore



This is called “Continental Yam Casserole”.
6. Nkwobi



This is called “Hoof Salad” QUICK ADDITION: Ofada Rice is called Unpolished Rice For Vegetarians
Source: Scooper
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