African Food

How to prepare Banga soup with this fantastic recipe

This Banga soup recipe can be used by anyone to make a delicious Nigerian soup. This soup is one of the most popular in Nigeria.



INGREDIENTS

  • Meat 1kg
  • Half cup of ground Crayfish
  • One cup of Fresh prawn [oporo]
  • 10 cups of fresh palm fruit [banga]
  • 1 medium sized dried fish / smoked fish
  • 6 Red scotch bonnet pepper “Ata rodo”
  • 1 teaspoon Ataiko
  • 1 teaspoon Irugege
  • 1 stick of oburunbebe stick [banga stick]
  • beletientien leaves half a cup
  • 3 seasoning cubes
  • 1 cup of shelled periwinkles
  • Salt to taste.

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Start by cooking the Banga seeds, pound and extract the palm sauce.
  2. You will need about 7-10 cups of this palm fruit sauce for the banga soup recipe.
  3. Using a sieve, strain the Banga extract into the cooked meat in the pot.
  4. Let it cook with the meat for the next 15 minutes. Do not completely cover the pot.
  5. Add washed and cleaned dried catfish, ground (crayfish, ataiko and irugege), put in oburunbebe bar, ground pepper and salt to taste. You can add a cup of water if it is too thick, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  6. Add beletientien leaves, periwinkles, precooked prawn and one seasoning cubes. Stir, cover and cook over low heat for 3 minutes.
  7. You just made one of the most popular soups in the delta state, nigeria
  8. Serve with starch, eba or fufu.

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