Have you ever hard about the Nigerian soup called white soup or Ofe Nsala, Do you know how to make this delicious soup ok Lets learn how to prepare white soup here for all programmes.White Soup or Ofe Nsala is one of the Nigerian traditional dishes. White soup is satisfying and tasty. People love it, especially in the eastern region. Some people use so many other kind of meat to prepare it, So if you want to know how to prepare white soup, let’s start our overview.
This soup is called white soup because palm oil is not needed to add on it when preparing the soup, so only need to make it like that without any red oil.
You don’t need leafy vegetables to make this soup. Traditionally people use catfish or some other kind of fish, but you can cook it with assorted meat. It is delicious with chicken meat, turkey or goat meat. So feel free to experiment.
White Soup recipe
So get to the white soup preparation. The ingredients are seen below:
- 500 g. of assorted meat;
- One catfish;
- 2 pieces of stock fish;
- 1 cup of crayfish;
- 2 tablespoons of dry ground pepper;
- 1 tablespoon of utazi or 2 tablespoons of uziza leaves;
- A slice of yam;
- 2 stock cubes;
- Salt according to your taste.
Please do not forget to wash all the necessary ingredient before cooking them.
White Soup preparation It is better to keep all the ingredients separately. Put the uziza seeds in a dry mill and grind till it’s smooth. Place your pot on the heat. Now you can add the tough meats and/or stockfish. Also, add your crayfish, pepper and stock cube. Boil it until the meat or fish is tender.
Boil the yam until it is soft, while your meat/fish is cooking. Then pound the yams. Place a pot of water on the heat. When it boils, add the pounded yams. Stir the soup until the yam is dissolved and you get the thickness you desire.
Add your cooked fish/meat and some uziza. Do not add too much utazi if you use it. Leave to cook for another 15 minutes. After that turn the heat off and wait about 2-3 minutes to make it more saturated.