HOW TO PREPARE OGBONNO (DRAW SOUP)
I this post am going to teach you how to prepare ogbonno (draw soup). This soup is mostly eaten in the eastern part of Nigeria. Ogbonno (draw soup) is thick, slippery, and very nutritious. It could be served with Eba, Amala, Pounded yam, or Fufu.
– 2 oz of blended ogbonno
– Blended Okra (10 pieces)
– 25 kg of Boiled assorted meat
– 4 Snails
– Dried stockfish and smoked stockfish.
– ½ oz Periwinkle
– ½ oz Crayfish
– A handful of Ugu leaf
– ½ oz Locust Beans
– 4 Small yellow chili pepper
– 1 ½ cooking spoon of Palm oil
METHOD FOR PREPARING OGBONNO (DRAW SOUP)
Heat 1 cooking spoon of palm oil and a few slices of onions for 2 minutes.
Add two cups of water, and the Ogbono then stir all together. Do not cover, leave for 5 minutes. The content turns into thick brown if too thick add some water.
Add the crayfish, pepper, stockfish, shrimps, locust beans, assorted meat, and Pomo (skin beef). Leave to heat for 10 minutes.
After cooking for 10 minutes, add the blended Okro and periwinkle leave to prepare and check it draws (very slippery), then stir all together, go for another 10mins.
Add the Ugu vegetable and seasoning for taste leave for 3mins (do not overcook vegetables).
Serve with Fufu, Amala, Pounded yam, Eba, or Semolina.