Cookbook:Ofe Ugba (Nigerian Okra and Ugba Soup)

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Ofe Ugba (Nigerian Okra and Ugba Soup)
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Ofe ugba, also called ofe ukpaka or okwuru ugba, is a Nigerian a soup of okra and ugba.


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  • Pot
  • Knife
  • Stove
  • Blender
  • Bowl


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  1. Blend crayfish, fresh habanero pepper, and dawa dawa into a smooth paste.
  2. Add beef, assorted meat, and stockfish to a pot. Allow the meat to cook in its own juice, then add extra water.
  3. Add salt and seasoning cube. Simmer for about 25–30 minutes
  4. Stir the blended paste into the boiling meat. Use a little water to wash out any residual paste from the blender, and add to the pot.
  5. Stir in palm oil, and simmer for about 10 minutes. Make sure there is not too much liquid in the pot before proceeding.
  6. Stir in the okra, ugba, and ugwu. Stir, and remove from the heat to prevent the vegetables from overcooking.
  7. Serve the soup with any swallow of your choice.