Published June 14, 2022 by with 0 comment

How To Prepare Okro Soup

Hello beautiful minds and welcome to another intriguing episode on how to prepare Nigerian dishes.

On todays episode,we will be discussing how to prepare oil okro soup, Okro is a vegetable that is good for the body, The soup is rich in proteins.


  • Okro (Some make use of grater.But I prefer using knife to chopped it into smaller piece.)
  • Bicarbonate of soda (pinch)
  • Kponmo(cow skin)
  • Meat or fish
  • Palm oil
  • Pepper(dried blended)
  • Pumpkin leaf(Ugwu)/washed bitter leaf
  • Seasonings
  • Salt 

Method of preparation

  • Boil your proteins,add seasonings and salt
  • Cook till tender
  • Scoop out the proteins from the stock water and set aside
  • Reduce the heat
  • Add the chopped okro into the stock water
  • Add a pinch of bicarbonate of soda (this will make the okro soft)
  • Add pepper and stir 
  • Add a very little quantity of palmoil
  • Allow to cook for a minute,pour in your proteins and stir well
  • Add the pumpkin leaf (little quantity)and stir.
And your delicious Okro soup is ready.
Serve with hot Eba,Semovita or any morsel of your choice.

Note: Taste the soup before adding seasonings,cause of the stock water you used in cooking.

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