Woman grinding beans


The Centenary Project

The Centenary Project
Lagos, Nigeria

Preparation of Akara. Woman using a pestle to aid the grinding machine & beans coming out as a paste. 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: Woman grinding beans
  • Date Created: 2019
  • Location Created: Ajah, Lagos
  • Region: South-West
  • Ethnic Group: Yoruba

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more


Google apps