HOW TO MAKE NIGERIA OKRO SOUP
Okro soup is a special Nigeria delicacy. The meal is delicious, easy to prepare and very fast. The meal is served with anything depending on how you enjoy it. If you have had a taste of this soup and desire to prepare it or you have seen the soup and you are wondering how to prepare it, then look no further. Simply follow the steps below to prepare it.
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Before moving to the steps, do not forget to consider the recipes. Which are,
- Seasoning cubes
- Palm oil
- Stock fish
- Locust bean ( IRU)
- Dried fish
- Kpomo ( Yoruba meat)
When you have the above list of ingredients available, simply follow the pre-cooking procedure below.
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PRE COOKING PROCEDURE
The pre-cooking procedure is the procedure you carry out before properly cooking soup. In this procedure, all cooking ingredient will be made ready for the proper cooking. Things to do in the pre-cooking step are;
- Grate your okro properly and keep aside in a plate
- Pluck leaves and wash thoroughly and keep dried in a clean plate
- Wash your fish, beef, crayfish, stock fish and put inside a pot.
- Add your spice, salt, iru to the pot of beef and leave aside.
When all this is done, proceed to the next step of proper cooking. To start preparations, follow the steps below;
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STEPS TO PREPARE OKRO
STEP 1: Place the pot of spiced beef on the gas and heat content to a satisfactory desire.
STEP 2: When that is properly cooked, then the next thing is to add your okro to the boiling pot of seasoned beef. Stir okro to blend in the pot. When this is done, proceed to the next step.
Note: some people prefer to fry their okro before turning it into the pot of spiced beef. While some will follow the steps above.
STEP 3: Add palm oil to the pot on fire. Stir all content together to mix properly. When this is done, check if the content is well seasoned by tasting it. If it is ready, proceed to doing the next step
STEP 4: This is the last step. Add your washed leave to the soup. Stir carefully and properly. When you have finished doing these things, reduce heat level from the gas and leave soup to heat for a while.
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