As a true son of Nigeria, Davido loves amala. Amala is one dish most Nigerians can’t resist and Davido is no exception.
Recently, Davido was seen displaying his agility at devouring this famous Yoruba delicacy known as amala. Certainly, this isn’t the first time the musical icon has been spotted clawing into the soft brown morsels of yam flour. Davido was once spotted in Ibadan, Oyo State in Nigeria, doing justice to a plate of Amala and Ewedu in a local canteen.
What is amala?
Just incase you don’t know, amala is a local indigenous Nigerian food, native to the Yoruba ethnic group in the western states of the country. It is made out of yam and/or cassava flour, or unripe plantain flour. Yams are peeled, sliced, cleaned, dried and then blended into a flour, also called elubo. Yams are white in colour but turn brown when dried. This gives amala it’s brown colour. Amala is eaten as a morsel dipped in soup. The Yoruba word for soup is ọbẹ, which can be prepared in varieties such as ẹfọ, ilá, ewédú, ogbono or gbegiri (black-eyed beans soup).