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What Makes Ogbono Soup Bitter?

Ogbono, once added, should be cooked for at least 20 minutes on low heat. This is the time at which the taste begins to come out and blend with the ingredients. Another reason is maybe because the Ogbono seeds have gone mouldy in which case, it will have a slightly bitter taste too.

What is Ogbono soup in English?

Ogbono soup (Draw Soup) is a rich, nutrition-packed Nigerian soup made from ogbono seeds (ground African mango seeds), palm oil, assorted meats, and traditional spices. It packs a lot of bold and rich flavors and is incredibly delicious! Ogbono soup is commonly eaten with fufu dishes like pounded yam or eba.J

Why is Ogbono soup slimy?

When Ogbono is cooked it has a mucilaginous (slimy) texture like cooked Okra and Jute leaves (Ewedu).J

What is apon seed in English?

Ogbono soup, known as apon to the Yoruba people, is a Nigerian dish made with ground dry ogbono seeds (the local name for Irvingia) seeds, with considerable local variation. The ground ogbono seeds are used as a thickener, and give the soup a black coloration.

Who invented ogbono soup?

Ogbono soup originates from the south-eastern part of Nigeria where the Igbos come from. It is prepared with ground ogbono seeds, which grow on trees in the south-eastern part of Nigeria.

Why is my Ogbono soup bitter?

Ogbono soup might taste bitter if not well cooked. Ogbono unlike other draw soups takes longer to cook. When ogbono is stored for too long, it tastes like soap when cooked. Ensure you don’t store ogbono for too long.F

Can I blend my okra?

What is this? Note: Using a blender will require adding water to aid blending and if care is not taken, the okra could be puréed. I suggest you pulse at an interval to achieve a coarse texture. The food processor does not require water to achieve the desired texture.M

Who invented Ogbono soup?

Ogbono soup originates from the south-eastern part of Nigeria where the Igbos come from. It is prepared with ground ogbono seeds, which grow on trees in the south-eastern part of Nigeria.

What is ogbono called in Ghana?

ogbolo

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