How to Make Okra Soup, Mama Style

Okra Soup is one of the easiest Nigerian soup to prepare. However it’s important you know what ingredients to add to make a perfect Okra soup

 

Okra soup Ingredients
1 and 1/2 kg okra
500g king prawns (cleaned and deveined)
1/2 cup palm oil
500g goat meat (chopped)
Small quantity of stockfish
Salt to taste
Knorr seasoning cubes
1 large onion (finely chopped)
6 cubes of frozen spinach or fresh spinach
2 scotch bonnets (chillies)
1 small paprika pepper (tatshe)
2 and 1/2  cups water

Instructions on how to cook Okra soup

 

Step by step direction to get a perfect Okra soup

1. Wash the okra and slice using a knife; set aside.

2. Place stockfish,  meat and water in a pot, season with Knorr cubes, salt and handful chopped onion; cook until meats are nicely cooked and tender. Set aside.

3. Half the sliced Okro. Put one portion in a food processor alongside scotch bonnets, handful chopped onion and paprika pepper. Using the pause button, process until they are roughly chopped.

4. In a pot, heat up palm oil, then add the processed okra mix, frozen spinach and prawns; add 1/2 knorr seasoning cube. Fry for about 5 – 8 minutes or until the prawns are cooked through.

5. Add cooked meat and stockfish with stock; stir, taste and adjust taste by adding salt.

6. Cover pot with lid and allow to simmer for about 4 – 6 minutes.

7. Add the other portion of Okra, stir; add more water if need be. Allow to cook for about 4 – 5 minutes.

8. Turn off gas and enjoy with any swallow of choice.