Preparation of Akara. Golden brown bean cakes 'akara' in a colander ready to be eaten. One of Nigeria's favourite deep fried snack, Akara is a popular breakfast meal and made with brown or black-eyed beans and spices. The preparation of Akara follows a relatively simple process. It's all about getting the right texture and taste from the beans mixed with the ingredients.


  • Title: Bean cakes (akara)
  • Date Created: 2019
  • Location Created: Ajah, Lagos
  • Region: South-West
  • Ingredients: Beans, Onions, Fresh Pepper
  • Ethnic Group: Yoruba

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