How To Make Banga Soup

Banga soup is a very special sauce made with the rich pulp of the palm nut fruit, not to be confused with palm oil, or palm kernel oil. Its lovely orange hue transports rich and silky flavours, best developed and best served in a clay pot. Banga is a popular niger delta  soup widely enjoyed all over Africa especially Nigeria. It is called different names by different tribes, like: Obe eyin by the Yorubas, Ofe akwu by the Igbos, Mbanga by the Cameroonians. Banga soup is often served with starch a really glutinous by product from the processing of cassava, that is a stretchy and chewy, and jelly like.

 

                     Ingredients

Palm nuts

Assorted meats of choice

Scent leaves

Dry fish

Grounded crayfish

Seasoning cubes

Salt to taste

Below is a video on how to make this delicious soup:

 

Video Credit: Nigeriacuisine (YouTube)