Kunu Aya is a healthy, natural drink popular in the northern part of Nigeria. It is a variant of the original Kunu Dawa made from millet. Tigernuts are rich in fibre, vitamins E, C and protect the heart.
Garden egg sauce is a very healthy sauce you can accompany with your boiled yam, fried plantain, boiled unripe plantain etc. It is very easy to whip up and a real winner on weekends. Let’s cook!
Healthy meals don’t have to be boring. Parfaits are a proof. You can make a parfait very quickly and easily, with whatever fruit you desire. Staying healthy just got better!
“Ofe Owerri” is common soup eaten in the eastern part of Nigeria. The name was gotten from the words “Ofe” which means soup and “Owerri”, representing the place where the soup originated from. This soup is very delicious and probably has more meat than the soup itself, which makes it even better!
Milk bread roll is really easy to make and can be enjoyed alone or with any other food of your choice. Let’s cook!
Potato Curry is a spicy Indian dish that is delicious and easy to make. It is also very healthy. We added chicken to this recipe but it can be taken out to make a perfect vegetarian dish. Chicken and Potato Curry can be enjoyed alone or along with a bowl of boiled rice. Let’s get […]
Pasta salad like all salads is a healthy, light meal. It is a delight, tossed with colourful vegetables and covered in a rich and creamy dressing, the pasta adds an extra tastiness especially for pasta lovers. Our Pasta Salad recipe is easy to make and can be made flexible to suit your taste and preferences.
Groundnut soup is another delicious Nigerian soup eaten by several Nigerian tribes like the Hausas (they call it Miyan Geda), the Esans in Edo state and some tribes in Delta state. This soup is slightly sweet as opposed to most Nigerian soups but it has a taste unlike any food you’ve ever eaten. Our Groundnut […]
If you are particular about health (and you should be!), smoothies can be a great addition to your diet. It helps to also substitute soda and canned drinks for them. Smoothies are delicious, healthy and very fruity! Tropical smoothies add a little extra brightness and beach-inspiration to your day. Our Tropical Smoothie recipe can be […]
Afang soup is a vegetable soup native to the Efiks of Akwa Ibom and Cross River states in Nigeria. It is however enjoyed by all Nigerians and is a common feature in several restaurants. Aside from being obviously delicious, it is also very healthy as it contains rich vegetables and other nutritious ingredients. Afang soup […]
Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to omelettes or scrambled eggs. It is easy to make and absolutely delicious. The best part is that it is very versatile so you can make it simple with just eggs and pepper and it will still be delicious. You can vary the filling to your taste. Potato Frittata […]
Are you looking for a sauce that tastes absolutely sumptuous and is very healthy? Then this recipe is just what you need. Nigerian Vegetable chicken sauce is easy to make and smells just as great as it tastes. We have used a variety of vegetables here but you can add any other ones you want. […]
Yam and Pepper Soup is a tasty and spicy dish common among Nigerians. With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, this meal will be a great way to show your mother/wife some love. You can serve it as breakfast or brunch and we are sure she would appreciate and bless you for it. Our recipe […]
Raise your hand if you are a Nigerian and don’t like small chops. Exactly. Everyone loves small chops, especially Samosa, and it has become a regular feature at Nigerian parties. The good news is that you don’t have to wait for the next party to gate crash just because you want some Samosa (don’t worry […]
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It’s the season of love. Have you been thinking of healthy dinner ideas for your Valentine date? We are here to ease your stress. Surprise your Valentine with this creamy rice with roasted shrimp recipe. It is a simple and light weeknight supper and delicious enough for entertaining especially on a date night. Risotto rice […]
If you are vegan or looking to cut your cholesterol levels, this recipe is for you. This wrap is a healthy and oil-free meal with low calories; perfect for people with specific dietary needs. The taste is unique because it combines the sweetness of ripe plantains with the spiciness of the spinach filling. It’s super […]
Coconut candy can also be called the Nigerian style Chancacas (Columbian coconut candy). It is one yummy goodness that brings back a lot of great childhood memories. It is made with shredded coconuts and granulated sugar. This recipe is easy to make and highly addictive due to the high sugar content. There are two ways […]
This is one yummy meal that comes in handy when you are feeling lazy to cook or when you are extremely hungry. Spaghetti stir-fry makes a quick dinner or lunch box dish for both kids and adults. It is healthy, spicy, and filling at the same time. The whole preparation takes about 30 minutes so […]
We are particularly thrilled about this recipe because of its uniqueness. This amazing recipe will make honey bean must-have on your market list! The name “Honey Bean Milk” (also called Ewa Oloyin in Yoruba) was derived from the ingredients used in the preparation. Honey beans are rich in protein but low in calories. There is a whole […]
Tired of eating the regular fried rice? It’s time to surprise your taste buds this festive season. We have shared several rice recipes, but this one stands out from the rest. The purple cabbage chicken fried rice contains all natural ingredients that supply nutrients to both children and adults. It takes less than 30 minutes […]
Couscous!!! We are super excited to bring this recipe to you today for two reasons, first of all, it’s very different from the other recipes we’ve put up on the blog, secondly, it’s a healthy recipe and you know at Nosak Famili, we are particular about your health. This recipe literally takes 10mins from start […]
Nigerian Catfish Pepper Soup (popularly known as Point & Kill) is that Nigerian pepper soup that is usually eaten in exclusive Nigerian bars and restaurants. Even if you can get Nigerian Pepper Soup in any road side restaurant, you’ll need to dig deep to find restaurants where you can have the correct Point & […]
Yamarita appeared on the Nigerian food scene a few years ago. The idea behind this yam recipe is to keep the yam soft and nice even when it’s no longer hot, because, yam has a way of getting hard when it’s cold. The idea of coating the yam before frying is to keep it from […]
INGREDIENTS 2 large eggs 2⁄3 cup Nosak Famili Vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla 3⁄4 cup white sugar 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1⁄2 teaspoon salt DIRECTIONS Beat together eggs. Add vegetable oil, vanilla and sugar. Add flour, baking powder and salt and mix well. Drop by heaping teaspoon approx 3″ apart […]
Nigerian yam can be made in a variety of ways for the kids, as well as babies too. This particular meal is very nutritious for kids as It is made with carrot and bell pepper instead of palm oil. This delicious meal can be adapted to suit babies from 8 months upwards by mashing it […]
If you are a waffle lover, we bet you’ll fall instantly in love with our cinnamon waffles. We developed this recipe because we wanted something that could go with or without syrup. Most waffles need the sweetness of syrup to make them special. However, our cinnamon waffles are yummy just as they are. Whipped cream […]
We really like the taste of porridge beans especially when it is made with ripe plantain. Apart from the taste, the nutritional value of the meal cannot be overemphasized. Beans pack a lot of fiber. Fiber helps your body feel full, so you don’t need to eat as much throughout the day. While current dietary […]
Don’t fret! Coconut Yam Porridge (Pottage) is simply a coconut milk infused Yam Pottage recipe. This recipe is very and easy and straightforward. To achieve a more potent Coconut taste/flavor, you’ll need to use Vegetable oil instead of Palm oil as the taste and aroma of Palm oil can be quite overpowering and may overpower the coconut […]
Hot Okpa! Hot Okpa!! Hot Okpa!!! If you’ve travelled to Enugu State by road, these shouts from Okpa sellers will be familiar. 9th Mile Corner in Ngwo near Enugu is well known for the special Okpa that you can trade your valued possession for (well, not you valued possession but good cash). The Okpa is […]
Plantains can be prepared in a variety of ways but today, we’ll be giving unripe plantain some love. Eating unripe plantain meals have many health benefits. Eating unripe plantain regularly can help reduce health issues connected with obesity as it contains high amounts of a type of insoluble fibre called pectin. Plantains contain high levels […]
Seafood okro soup, otherwise known as Fisherman’s Okra soup is a delicious mix of a variety of seafood and okro. The best thing about this kind of okra soup is the versatility; you can basically use any seafood of your choice. Want to learn how to make this soup? Grab your apron and let’s […]
Ewedu soup will always remain one of Nigeria’s most popular soups. Even though it is indigenous to the Yorubas, it has become a favourite to all. It’s a mucilaginous and very slimy draw soup made from jute leaves, also known as ayoyo or saluyot leaves. In the average Yoruba home, ewedu isn’t served alone. It’s […]
Many of our Nigerian dishes such as akara and dodo are tagged as a no-no when it comes to eating healthy it contains high levels of fat that can clog our arteries and lead to heart diseases and strokes. *sigh* But fear not all yeah akara lovers, Nosak Famili to the rescue! What differentiates akara waffles from […]