Kano, a popular city in the Northern region of Nigeria offers numerous attractions for tourists across the world. And besides visiting the tourist-worthy sites, travelers can also enjoy tasty traditional food of the north. Although, the food of the region is not considered as the primary reason for its popularity, but one cannot ignore the fact that the Northerners have contributed richly to Nigeria’s national food identity.
No matter the time you have chosen to visit Kano, you will get the chance to enjoy best traditional food in the area. The good thing is that most of the traditional foods have very rich and unique taste. It has a lot of unique spices like Thai or Indian food and most contain cereal including rice, millet, and corn as main ingredients, which are all healthy. They are also served across the area in dining outlets like food courts, hotels, restaurants, canteens and roadside dining shops. Below, we share a few famous traditional foods of the Northerners.