• Fingers of Okro (okra) chopped
  • Bitter leaves ( washed)
  • Pieces of Crab (dressed)
  • Fresh Shrimp (dressed)
  • Pepper (chopped)
  • Onions
  • Cooking oil
  • Fresh tomatoes
  • 'Wele'
  • Smoked fish of your choice
  • Powdered fish

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  • Wash clean the meat and fish for the soup.
  • Put into the saucepan and add the blended garlic, ginger& onion
  • Add the seasoning and add salt to taste
  • Add whole pepper and halved onions to the meat and steam.
  • Take out the pepper and onion from the steaming meat and blend with the tomatoes.
  • Add the blended tomatoes to the steamed meat, cover to continue the cooking.
  • Add one teaspoon of palm oil and shrimps; cover for the soup to boil.
  • Add water depending on the thickness of soup you desire.
  • Add chopped okro, bitter leaves, chili pepper and cover to boil for 5- 10 minutes.
  • Serve soup with eba or banku.