IT’S DOESN’T DISCRIMINATE
Ibadan Amala is one meal that isn’t ostentatious, every class of the society eats it and can also afford it. Irrespective of your income or status, Ibadan amala is one staple food eaten by both the mighty and the lowly in the society; bankers, teachers, artisans, students, politicians and so on.
IT’S READILY ACCESSIBLE AND AVAILABLE
If there is one city that has lots of Amala “joints” in every nook and cranny of it, that city is definitely Ibadan. The “joints” are always going to be a stone throw from your house, office or school, that’s how accessible Amala is in Ibadan. As regards its availability, Amala is always within reach.
Morsels of Amala could go for as little as N100, and in some cases, as low as N50. It’s that cheap and it’s one of the meals that you can get adequate value for your money.
AMALA PRESERVES THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE IBADAN PEOPLE
When it comes to a meal that helps in preserving the cultural heritage of the Ibadan people, Amala is that meal. Cultural heritage in the sense that Amala is that iconic food that has been eaten for ages and holds a unique place in Ibadan’s rich and evergreen history.
IT’S COMPATIBLE WITH DIFFERENT SOUPS
Whether it’s Amala and “Abula”; a combination of “Gbegiri” (made from beans) and “Ewedu” (corchorus) or it’s Amala and Egusi (made from grinded melon seeds) or any other spectacular variety of soup, Amala sure goes down well with any form or any type.