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African Food Banga Soup

African Dish Banga Soup

African Dish: Banga Soup

Banga Soup Ingredients

1 Palm nut (Banga).
2 Bitter leaves (dried).
3 Local spices (Banga spices).
4 Cat fish (dried n fresh).
5 Salt and seasoning.
6 Crayfish.
7 Perewinkle.
8 Assorted meat (any choice).
9 Pepper (blended).

Cooking Step by Step

Step 1 Wash Ur palm nuts and boil till soft then pound with a mortar to separate the kernel from the oil shaf and then out the pounded Banga fruit in a boil and add hot water to it so the oil can come out properly then with a tiny holed sieve extract it and put in a pot and place on high heat..
Step 2 Wash and steam Ur meat, fish and what ever protein you are adding with onion, salt, pepper, cubes and salt till done..
Step 3 Put dry bitterleave and dry atama leaves to the Banga so they boil together, pound a bit of the other aromantic spices together, add water and extract it with a sieve then add it to the boiling Banga, allow to boil dry a bit then add the meat stock, seasonings, meat, dry fish, perewinkle, crayfish, pepper etc except the fresh fish so it doesn't melt much..
Step 4 Allow to boil, everything added helps it thicken as it's boiling, after some minutes you can then add the fresh fish to boil along. When thickened to prefered pace then take off fire and serve into your clay pot and cook a bit more, gives it an earthen taste (Nature's vitals) make Ur preferred swallow and enjoy meal..
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