If you are a Nigerian or have visited Nigerian at one time or another you probably know what soups are used for. Soups in Nigeria serve as a common denominator for eating several other Nigerian foods. The popular Nigerian Eba (garri), fufu and Pounded Yam doesn’t go without a delicious soup
On this page I would be listing several kinds of soups eaten in Nigeria, I hope to write an easy to follow article on making all known Nigerian soups and also include a video demonstration to cases that would not be properly illustrated with written words.
We have already made video for most of the soups listed here. Just follow the link to the individual recipe pages to find the videos
I would be starting with the Nigerian popular soups and then delve into local soups that are eaten by the Specific Nigerian ethnic groups. Take the Igbo people for instance, There are lots of different foods that are reserved for just the Igbo people, Likewise the rest of Nigerian ethnic groups.
In Nigeria, egusi soup is likely the most popular Nigerian soup, simply because it is accepted by almost every Nigerian. Second on this list is the edikaikong soup which gained popularity because of its nutritional value and ease of preparation.
The Nigerian edikaikong soup is very rich in vitamins because it is made with different types of vegetables.
The third on my list of Nigerian soups would be ogbono soup. This is popularly called draw soup because of its stretchy ability. Nigerian Obgono or Ogbolo soup which is third on my list of Nigerian popular soups is also easy to make and could be refrigerated for up to two weeks without losing its delicious quality or nutritional value.
The last on my list of Nigerian popular soups is bitterleaf soup. Nigerian bitter leaf soup is very popular and could be made in several ways by different ethnic groups. Ofe onugbu (as the Igbo man would call it) is one of Nigeria’s most delicious soup.
River State native Soup
Yoruba Foods & Gbegiri Soup
I remember telling you that soups in Nigeria are not served alone, they are served alongside other foods like eba, semo, fufu and wheat. Whether you are new to making soups or you just want to spice up your menu you are surely at the best place in the world for making Nigerian foods. Take your time to visit the page that interest you on this site, they are all detailed beyond expectation.
These are just some of the popular Nigerian soups and how to make them. Most of them are just too easy. With others you would need a little more practice. You will learn as you go. Welcome.
I made Egusi Soup With Catfish
Delicious Edo Esan Black Soup