How To Prepare Ogbono Soup

How To Prepare Ogbono Soup

Ogbono soup is being loved by most Nigerians due to its viscosity. This soup has a delicious taste and the best accomplice for any swallow.

Ogbono soup is not only loved for being delicious only, but it also has some health benefits like.

  • Aids weight loss due to high fiber content.
  • African mango is a good source of antioxidants.
  • It can help control blood sugar
  • It May help to reduce cholesterol.


  • Ogbono seeds
  • Palm oil
  • Cray dash
  • Stock meat
  • Dry fish
  • Maggie
  • Salt
  • Ugu or bitter leaves.


The preparation will be based on the ingredients used, as there are various ways to get the soup cooked.

Based On The Ingredients Used

Bitter leaves, uziza, or ugu can be added to ogbono soup to spice up the taste. The Igbos like adding uziza leaf to the soup, because it brings a different refreshing taste from the soup.

Based On Cooking Method

Frying method: In this method of preparation, the red oil is being heated, while the grounded ogbono will be added to it gradually.

Boiling Method: In this method, the ground ogbono and the ingredients are all added at a time. Be sure to add all the ingredients, including red oil.

Boil the meat, add your red oil and all the necessary ingredients. Here are photos that can serve as a guide

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