Most people say eating rice is boring and tiring, we think it is because they haven’t tried rice in different ways. There are about 20 types of rice dishes to try, you can find some of these in your local community or anywhere in your city.
There is Ofada Rice, a type of rice common amongst the Western-Nigerians, it is small, brown and mostly recognized for the plenty of dirt it retains before it is picked and cooked. This rice is best taken with ata dindin- a local fried stew.
Jollof Rice, a popular type of rice from the Wolof tribe, Senegal but popularly laid claim to by Ghanaians and Nigerians. It is usually made with tomatoes, lot of flavors, etc. We recommend you try this with Turkey or Chicken.
The coconut milk flavored rice is worth trying at least once in a lifetime. It is made from coconut milk extract with small or long rice grains. It is a perfect meal for a festive season.
Fried rice is a type of rice that is stir-fried or mixes with vegetables, curry colouring, seafood, or eggs. It is as popular in Nigeria as in China.
Wanke is type of rice that originated from Ghana, it is made of small grain rice, dried millet stalk leaves and black bean peas. It is popularly taken with the black sauce.
Basmati Rice is a type of rice grain popular in India, Pakistan, etc. It could be used to make any type rice dish, including the famous Nigerian white rice and stew.
What type of rice dish did we leave out? Tell us in the comments.