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Local dish How to prepare 'Eba and 'okro' soup

Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.

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  • Red fish

  • Garlic

  • Ginger

  • Onion

  • Fish seasoning

  • Okro

  • Palm oil

  • Gari

  • Tomatoes

  • Salt

  • Shrimps (optional)


  • Remove all fish scales and cut in desirable sizes.

  • Wash thoroughly and remove all gills.

  • Grind garlic, ginger and onion in asanka.

  • Wash pepper and tomatoes and boil until the skin becomes soft.

  • Blend boiled pepper and tomatoes

  • Steam fish with grinded garlic, ginger and onion.

  • Add salt and fish seasoning to taste.

  • After 3 minutes, add  pepper and tomatoes puree and cover to cook.

  • Wash okro and chopped into small pieces.

  • Add water and allow okro to cook for 5-10 minutes. The consistency should turn gooey and bubbly.

  • Add okro to fish soup. Then add teaspoons of palm oil and allow to simmer for 3 minutes.

  • Boil water and pour gari into a large bowl.

  • Slowly mix hot water with gari using a wooden spoon until it forms a soft but firm dough - firm enough to hold its shape.

  • Use a wooden spoon to shape the eba into a round shape and serve with the okra soup.

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