Recipe: How to Make Banga Rice

Our recipe for this week is the absolutely sumptuous Banga rice! It is one of the best Nigerian traditional meals that you would love to prepare and eat as a family this weekend. Made from an amazing combination of banga soup and rice to give a unique taste and enticing look to your meal. This is courtesy of Maggi, featuring the Maggi Naija Pot seasoning cubes to give a delicious bottom pot taste. We will also be showing you tips on how to make banga cream yourself! Follow the steps on how to make it.



  • Banga Cream, 6 cups.
  • Onion, 1 large bulb.
  • Dried Pepper, 1 teaspoon.
  • Fresh Lemon Grass.
  • Chopped Meat (Beef or Chicken), 1 Cup.
  • Rice, 3 cups.
  • Maggi Naija Pot Seasoning Cubes.


  • In a large pan, combine 6 cups of banga cream and 1 cup of water; 1 large bulb of onion; 1 teaspoon dried pepper; 5 Maggi cubes, and fresh lemongrass(if you like); and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add 1 cup of chopped meat (beef or chicken) and 3 cups of washed rice. Stir well and cover with a lid.
  • Cook on medium to low heat for 20-30 minutes until the rice is soft.
  • Remove the lemongrass; and Serve!
Tip: How to make Banga Cream
  • To make banga cream, boil fresh palm nuts in water.
  • Once cooked, pound to soften the flesh and mix with warm water till it forms a rich liquid.
  • Strain and use as you like.

Read Also [Recipe – How to make Banga Soup, Delta version]

Protect kids Online

What is it about LagosMums? Being a Mum means that you are many things at the same time…


Kids Books Amazon