West African Okra Soup with Fufu Recipe

Looking for an easy West African Okra Soup with Fufu recipe? Learn how to make West African Okra Soup with Fufu using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by warmspice

Makes 6 servings



Eat by dipping fufu into soup with fingers or fork.

Recipe Ingredients for West African Okra Soup with Fufu


Okra soup:
20 oz of Okra, cut and defrosted
1/2 lb beef steak, cut into pieces
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 of onion, chopped
1/2 tsp salt, table to taste
6 cups water
1/8 cup canola oil (palm oil is traditional but fatty)
1 bouillion chicken stock cube about 10g each, Maggi, Knorr or other brand
3 tbsp 6 to 8 dashes of Maggi seasoning sauce
1 dash of red pepper to taste

Fufu:
3 cups farina or yam (like potatoes) or garri (cassava grain) flour
6 cups water

Recipe Directions for West African Okra Soup with Fufu

  1. Season beef with onion, garlic, & salt in 4-6 quart pot

  2. Add water. Bring to a boil and then cook on medium heat for 40 minutes.

  3. Add oil, maggi cubes, maggi seasoning sauce, red pepper. Boil on medium heat about 12 minutes.

  4. Stir in okra and boil on medium heat about 10 minutes. The okra soup is finished!

  5. Make the Fufu: Boil water then reduce heat and stir in farina (or yam or garri) flour.

  6. Stir constantly 2 minutes adding water as needed. Should look like stiff mashed potatoes.

  7. Scoop onto a wet plate with wet wooden spoon.

  8. Shape into a big ball for each person. For kids, roll into lots of 1 inch sized balls so they can dip it in their soup and swallow it easily.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Soup, African, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 747.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
207
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
34mg
11%
Sodium
696mg
29%
Potassium
487mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
20.8g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
14%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
15.6g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 10% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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