Ugba and Okro Soup Recipe

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Ugba and Okro Soup recipe is a soup that once you have a taste, you would always want to make. This soup is also called Ofe Ugba in Igbo dialect.

Hello friends, trust you and family are doing great today? Ugba and Okro soup is what I’m sharing with you today.

This is a delicious soup made with Okro and Ugba also known as oil bean. It’s a Healthy Nigerian soup mostly prepared, loved and enjoyed by the Eastern in Nigeria.

There are different method of making Ugba and Okro Soup. Any Protein of choice can be used.

There are good number of Nigerian Soup you can make with Okro such as Okro soup with ugu, ogbono Soup with Okro, Okro soup with uziza leaves to mention but a few.

I enjoyed Ugba and Okro Soup so much when my grandmother was alive, trust grandma delicacy.

Like I said above, there are different ways of preparing this soup and my grandma’s method was she pounded the Okro with mortar.

You can also cut the Okro without pounding which was the method I used.

I introduced my children to this soup and lately it’s their favorite. They love the Ugba in it and the flavor it gives.

Also read: How To make delicious Okro Soup with Ogbono.

Anytime I’m preparing Okro soup, my children will be like, mummy,hope there’s Ugba in it? LOL! That is to tell you how much they love the soup.

This can also be enjoyed by anyone irrespective of tribe.It’s a soup worth trying out.

Also read: How To make Tasty Ugba Sauce Recipe

Continue reading, as I share how this tasty soup was made.

To Make Ugba and Okro Soup Recipe

Ugba and okro soup



  • 200g okro
  • 150g Ugba or oil bean
  • 2 medium dry cat fish
  • 300g kpomo or cowskin
  • 200g beef
  • 1/2 cup crayfish
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 medium stock fish ear
  • 200g offal/ roundabout
  • 2 cooking spoons palm oil
  • 2 handfuls shredded ugu leaves
  • Salt to taste


Watch the step by step practical video below on how this delicious ugba and okro soup recipe was made.

Make sure you share with family and friends.

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