Banga Soup/Stew (Ofe Akwu) by Flo Chinyere

Nigerian Banga Soup or Ofe Akwu is native to the Niger Delta and the South Eastern parts of Nigeria. In the Niger Delta areas, Banga soup is commonly eaten with various fufu recipes: Starch, Pounded Yam, Semolina, Garri and Cassava Fufu. In the South Eastern parts of Nigeria, Banga Soup is referred to as Ofe Akwu where Ofe means Soup / Stew and Akwu means palm fruit and is used mainly as stew for Boiled White Rice.

RatingDifficultyIntermediate
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Yields8 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins
 Beef
 Dry Fish
 Vegetable: Scent Leaves for Ofe Akwu or dried and crushed bitterleaves for Delta-style Banga Soup
 2 medium onions
 Salt and Chilli Pepper (to taste)
 12 big stock cubes

Ingredients

 Beef
 Dry Fish
 Vegetable: Scent Leaves for Ofe Akwu or dried and crushed bitterleaves for Delta-style Banga Soup
 2 medium onions
 Salt and Chilli Pepper (to taste)
 12 big stock cubes
Banga Soup/Stew (Ofe Akwu) by Flo Chinyere

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