Nigerian Recipes

Oha Soup Recipe You will Enjoy

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Oha soup recipe also known ora soup is local South Eastern Nigeria soup. It is an extremely conventional soup like the bitterleaf soup but cooked with Ora leaves.

Oha Soup is extraordinary and has a unique taste. Oha is a soft leave and that is the key ingredient used in coming up with this soup.

Also read: How to Cook delicious Ugba with Okro Soup 

Oha are occasionally different from bitterleaf which can be in season throughout the year.

This is a flavorful soup that is not difficult to make and you’re rest assured that regardless of how twas prepared, it would come out palatable.

Also read: How to make very tasty Nigerian vegetable soup

This recipe comes from the eastern part  of Nigeria. It is one of those local Igbo soups that once you taste, you always enjoy want make it over and over.

Oha soup can be prepared with different thickeners.

There’s oha soup made with cocoyam, oha soup with ofo, oha soup with achi, oha with ukpo. These are the thickners I’m familiar with. There might be other once

Oha leaves are gotten from the evergreen tree in Africa. The plant is naturally known as Pterocarpus mildraedii. It contains a good amount of nutrients, like fiber, amino acids, calcium, iron, potassium and vitamin A.

Also Read:Okro with ogbono soup you will not stop making

Continue reading as I share the secret ingredient of cook good oha soup

To Make this Super Delicious Oha Soup Recipe

Oha Soup Recipe


  • 300g beef
  • 200g tripe
  • 1medium Stock fish head
  • 750g palm fruit
  • 2 wraps Ogiri
  • 1/2 cup ground crayfish
  • 2 medium dry fish
  • 2 seasoning cubes
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon uziza seed powder
  • 200g cocoyam
  • 1 handful uziza leaves
  • 3 handfuls oha leaves


Watch the step by step practical video below on how to make this best oha soup recipe

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