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Commonly served vegan

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Deep-fried Black-eyed peas and onion patties, served inside of a bun with fresh vegetables


Corn starch fermented pudding. Make sure: no milk is used

Ogi or Akamu

Black-eyed peas stew made of with tomatoes, chili and fried plantains chunks. Make sure: no crayfish is used

Ewa Dodo

Boiled and pounded yam


Mashed yams and/or cassava flour


Cassava/semolina with green plantain flour


Porridge made from sorghum, corn and sugar


Salty steamed black-eyed peas buns, made with peppers, onions and spices. Make sure: no crayfish is used

Moi Moi

Deep fried wheat puffs with sugar

Puff Puff

Dried hibiscus drink with pineapple and ginger

Zobo Drink

Dishes that can be Vegenized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

Rice with tomato paste, chili, peppers and spices. To veganize: ask for no meat or fish to be added

Jollof Rice

Yam based dish with onion, peppers, tomato and crayfish or crab. To veganize: ask for no crayfish and crab


Cooked beans and Plantains with tomato sauce, spices and crayfish. To veganize: ask for no crayfish or shrimp to be added

Ewe Agoyin

Roasted plantains with fish and tomato-based sauce. To veganize: ask for different sauce without fish

Boli or Bole

Green leaves soup made with crayfish. To veganize: ask to make this without crayfish

Ewedu Soup

Fried rice with vegetables and meat. To veganize: ask for no meat, fish or eggs

Fried Rice

Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

A soup made from melon seeds and meat/fish

Egusi Soup

Spinach stew with meat and fish

Efo Riro

Wheat roll with egg inside

Scotch Dough

Sweet dough balls usually made with milk and/or eggs

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