Okra Soup recipe
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A traditional and flavorful soup made with okra, palm oil, and a variety of proteins including beef, snails, and dried fish.


4 Servings
(1 serving = 1 bowl)
  • 2cups
    okra (chopped or grated)
  • 1/2cup
    palm oil
  • 2piece
    fresh yellow pepper
  • 1lb
    beef or chicken
  • 1cup
    dried prawns
  • 4piece
  • 1cup
    dried fish (malgala or dried catfish)
  • 1bundle
    vegetable (ugu)
  • 2
    cube seasoning (Maggi)
  • 1dash

How to make Okra Soup

  1. Wash the beef, dried prawns, dried fish, and snails thoroughly and set aside.

  2. Put the beef in a pot, add water, seasoning, and salt. Cook for 5 minutes.

  3. Add the dried prawns, dried fish, and snails to the pot.

  4. Add 2 cups of water.

  5. Add the palm oil and cover to boil for 3 minutes.

  6. Add the chopped or grated okra and ground pepper.

  7. Stir gently and allow to cook for 3 minutes without covering the pot.

  8. Add the vegetables, additional seasoning, and stir.

  9. Cook for 2 minutes.

  10. Add salt to taste and cook for 1 more minute.

  11. Serve with your preferred swallow.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Ensure to wash all proteins thoroughly to remove any dirt or sand.

  2. Do not cover the pot after adding the okra to retain its texture.


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