How to Prepare Okro Banga Soup

Banga and okro is a Nigerian dish made with Okro and Banga (Palm Fruit). It is a combination of two (2) Banga soup is from the Urhobo ethnic group and it can be served with numerous swallows like Eba (garri), fufu, pounded yam, starch, etc.

Okro banga soup recipe

Below are the ingredients you will be needing

  1. Banga (Palm fruit)
  2. Fresh fish
  3. Craps
  4. Banga spices
  5. Okro
  6. Stock fish
  7. Banga leave
  8. Onions
  9. Obunrunbebe stick
  10. Yellow pepper
  11. Periwinkle
  12. Crayfish
  13. Smoked fish
  14. Seasoning cube
  15. Salt

Method on How to Prepare okro banga soup

  1. eason your fresh fish with seasoning cube and salt then set aside
  2. Boil your stock fish and set aside
  3. Boil your Craps and set aside
  4. Blend the yellow pepper and onions and set aside
  5. Debone the smoked fish and set aside
  6. You will cut the edges of the bumbum of the periwinkle and wash it very well, then Boil it and set aside
  7. Wash the banga leave and set aside
  8. If you are using fresh palm kernel fruit(nut),
  9. Boil for  30 minutes and check to be sure the skin is soft.
  10. Then pound lightly in a mortar to extract the oil.
  11. Make sure you don’t break the nuts,while pounding.
  12. Pour in some hot water and strain the extract through a sieve.
  13. Cut your okro into rounds and set aside
  14. Pour in a pot and boil until it thickens and the oil rises to the top.
  15. Add the Obunrunbebe stick
  16. Add your blended pepper and onions
  17. Add your fresh fish, Craps, stock fish, smoked fish
  18. Add your periwinkle
  19. Allow it to boil For 2 minutes
  20. Add your grinded crayfish
  21. And also add your banga leave
  22. Add your okro
  23. Add seasoning cube and salt to taste
  24. Allow it to boil For few minutes

And your soup is ready