Moi Moi Leaves / Ofada Rice Leaves / Agidi Leaves / Uma Leaves


Out of stock

Moi Moi leaves, also known as “moin moin” or “moi moi” leaves, are large, green, and pliable leaves used in African cuisine, particularly in Nigeria, for wrapping and cooking a popular dish called “Moi Moi.” Moi Moi is a steamed bean pudding made from blended black-eyed peas, spices, and various seasonings. The leaves play a crucial role in the cooking process as they are used to encase the Moi Moi mixture before steaming.

Get Nigerian moi moi leaves to give that delicious traditional flavor to your moi-moi, ofada and other mouth-watering dishes. Store unused leaves in the freezer to preserve. Sometimes called moi-moi leaves. Order this with another fresh foodstuff by shopping them on our website and enjoying online shopping for your groceries without the market hustle.

Notify When Back In Stock

Item will be shipped in 1-3 business days
  Ask a Question   Chat Now

Moi moi leaves also known as “uma leaves” /”etere” / “ewe eran” / “adundunmitan”/ “akwukwo elele”.

Moi moi leaves also known as “uma leaves” /”etere” / “ewe eran” / “adundunmitan”/ “akwukwo elele”. It is used to wrap not just other foods like “amala”, pounded yam, ofada rice.

Benefits of moi moi leaf

  • Moi moi leaves add distinctive taste and flavor to moi moi
  • They are the most healthy option for wrapping up moi moi, they are natural , organic, harmless and medicinal.
  • Moi moi cooked in leaves , cooks quite fast.

English name for moi moi leaf

The scientific name for moi moi leaves is Thaumacoccus Daniellii .

leaf for moi moi

how to preserve moi moi leaf

  • Wrap up the leaves with newspaper or brown paper.
  • Tie it up in a nylon (polythene) bag.
  • Put it in the fridge, it should keep for atleast 2 weeks ,possibly more.

How to wrap moi moi in leaves

  • Cut off the stalk of the leaves and arrange at the base of the pot.
  • Take 2 leaves (1 big , 1 small), place the bigger one under the small one and place the smaller one over the bigger one in a slanty manner.
  • Wrap one base to the right and the other over it to the left to form a cone.
  • Carefully bend the cone backwards.
  • Pour the moi moi mixture into the cone ,then fold at the top , the same way the bottom was folded.
  • Place the wrap carefully into the pot, make sure to place the folded base beneath so it doesnot spill or burst while cooking.

Nigerian researchers have demonstrated how Moi moi leaf plant (Thaumatococcus danielli) protects against the complications of diabetes such as kidney damage as well as liver failure. Botanically called Thaumatococcus daniellii, Moi moi leaf plant belongs to the family Marantaceae. It is commonly referred to as miraculous fruit, miraculous berry, serendipity berry and katamfe/katempfe. In Nigeria, it is popular referred to as soft cane. The Yorubas call it Ewe-Eran or Adundunmitan and to the Igbos it is called Akwukwo Elele.

Thaumatococcus daniellii is a plant species from Africa, natives to the rain forest of Western Africa, known for being the natural source of thaumatin, an intensely sweet protein that is of interests in the development of sweeteners.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
No more offers for this product!

Shipping Policy

 Follyjaystoreafricanstore ships within USA.  All orders will be processed and shipped within 1-2 business days  (excl. weekends, holidays) after payment is confirmed. You are responsible for entering the correct delivery address for your package to ensure timely receipt of product. Make sure you are shipping to a secure location. We are not responsible for stolen packages.

Refund Policy

We want our customers to be satisfied with their items, that is why we try our best to deliver GOLDEN services. Before every package leaves our facility, it is carefully checked, and we ensure that we do not send damaged or broken items to our customers.

There are no refunds/returns/exchanges for Perishable goods.

For non-perishable goods - Returns must be made within 7 days from the date of delivery to be eligible for a refund. No refunds/returns/exchanges AFTER 7 DAYS. 

If the product is damaged due to the removal or opening of the product, exchange or return is not possible even within 7 days of receipt of the product.

When returning a product, the customer is responsible for the shipping cost.

Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy


When you place an order with us please note that the liability is between you and the shipping company. We do not make any exceptions to this policy.

General Inquiries

There are no inquiries yet.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Better than expected.

I was surprised at the freshness of the leaves. I man happy with my purchase. Good job to the store.

Main Menu

skin care products online shop

Moi Moi Leaves / Ofada Rice Leaves / Agidi Leaves / Uma Leaves


Chat Now
Chat Now
Questions, doubts, issues? We're here to help you!
None of our operators are available at the moment. Please, try again later.
Our operators are busy. Please try again later
Have you got question? Write to us!
This chat session has ended
Was this conversation useful? Vote this chat session.
Good Bad