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How to make Agushi or Akatewa soup

This soup is mostly eaten in the western part of Ghana.

How to make Agushi or Akatewa soup

Usually served with fufu or any other carbohydrate foods, this soup is filled with loads of nutrients.

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Ingredients

2 Cups Powdered Agushi / akatewa

6 Tomatoes

Ginger

Garlic

3 Large onions

Pepper

Chicken

Seasoning- Adobo

Magie cube

Salt to taste

(okro optional )

Method

  • Wash and clean the vegetables, thus tomatoes, 2 onions, pepper ginger and garlic.
  • Put them in the saucepan and bring to a boil for about 5 – 6 min
  • Prepare the chicken or meat and chop the 3rd onion as part of the seasoning.
  • Add your seasons – adobo, Margie.
  • Take the vegetables of the fire and pour the stock onto the chicken to steam.
  • Allow to steam under medium heat for 5 – 10 mins.
  • Put the vegetables in the blender and blend till smooth.
  • Pour unto the chicken and allow to simmer.
  • Pour the Agushi into a mixing bowl, add about 4 cups of water and mix together.
  • Strain the Agushi into a saucepan with a fine strainer.
  • Put it on the hub and stir continuously to avoid the Agushi from becoming lumpy.
  • Let it boil for about 5 minutes
  • Add the agushi to the chicken and allow to cook for about 10 – 15 min.
  • Chop some okro, and add to the soup if desired.
  • Taste for salt
  • Allow the soup to simmer for few more minutes. Soup ready when the oil collects on the top.
  • Serve with fufu.
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