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Banga soup: Efik Banga Soup/Stew (Palm Nut Soup)|Nig...

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Nigerian Food : Banga soup recipe http://www.nigerianfoodtv.com/2013/04/how-to-make-banga-soup-urhobo-banga-soup.html
Banga Soup is a Nigerian soup that is indigenous to the Southern parts of Nigeria(delta state..Urhobo&Isoko tribe) . It is very similar to the Igbo's Ofe Akwu,but differ in taste and aroma.
Banga Soup Ingredients:
*400g of canned Palm fruit pulp/ 500g Palm Fruits
*500g of cooked assorted Meat
*1/2 cup of dried cat fish
*150 ml of Beef stock
*150g fresh fish
*1 tablespoons of ground Banga Spice (Aidan fruit+Rohojie)
*A handful of Banga spice leaves (called Obeletientien)...use scent leaves or bitterleaf as an alternative
*Oburunbebe stick (brown herbal stick used for Banga soup)
*1 small onion bulb, finely chopped
*1 stock cube
*Chili pepper or scotch bonnet to taste
*Salt to taste

Cooking Directions for Banga Soup

*If you are using fresh palm kernel fruit(nut),Boil for 30 minutes and check to be sure the skin is soft. Then pound lightly in a mortar to extract the oil. Make sure you dont break the nuts,while pounding. Pour in some hot water and strain the extract through a sieve.Put in a pot and boil until it thickens and the rises to the top.

*For the canned palm nut pulp, pour into a pot and heat until the oil begins to rise to the top.

*Add the meat stock or water, depending on the consistency you want.The less stock you add, the thicker the soup would be. Leave to boil for 10 minutes.

*Now, add the chopped onions, assorted meat, smoked fish and periwinkles. Mix well and add the pepper, ground crayfish , ground Banga spices and stock cubes. Cover and leave to cook for 8 minutes.

*Add the fresh fish and the oburunbebe stick , cover and cook until the fish is done.

*Now, take out the oburunbebe stick, rinse and store for another use.

*Add the Obeletientien leaves , simmer for 1minute and your Banga soup is ready. ENJOY..

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