Cookbook:Ager Soup

Ager Soup
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Ager soup is a typical Nigerian draw soup prepared from the pulp obtained from ager tree. It is commonly consumed by the Tiv people.




  1. Scrape off the white flaky skin of the ager stalk.
  2. To remove the ager pulp, pound gently for few minutes.
  3. Squeeze the pulp in a small amount of water to extract the slippery juice. Sieve this product to separate the juice from the fibres.
  4. Heat a little water in a pot, and add the ager juice.
  5. Add the palm oil, beef, and fish, then cook for few minutes.
  6. Stir continuously until an elastic consistency is achieved.
  7. Add nune, maggi cubes, and salt to taste.
  8. Serve with swallows as desired.