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Weekend Special How to prepare 'Eba' and 'okro' soup with crab

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

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Okro soup with crab (Telandeword)


  • Fingers of Okro (okra) chopped

  • Bitter leaves ( washed)

  • Pieces of Crab (dressed)

  • Fresh Shrimp (dressed)

  • Pepper (chopped)

  • Onions

  • Cooking oil

  • Fresh tomatoes

  • Beef

  • Powdered fish

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  • Wash clean the meat 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.

  • 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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