Cookbook:Nigerian Efo Igbo Soup

Nigerian Efo Igbo Soup
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Efo igbo soup is a native Nigerian (specifically Yoruba) soup made of white eggplant leaves.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. Wash and boil the meat.
  2. Wash the efo igbo with with salt to remove the bitter taste.
  3. Blend together the peppers, onions, and tomatoes to make a paste.
  4. Heat a thin layer of oil in a pot. Add the pepper paste, a lot of iru, and salt. Let boil for about 12 minutes.
  5. Add your the boiled meat, fish, and ground crayfish. Boil for another 7 minutes.
  6. Add the efo igbo leaves, and allow then to steam for 2 minutes.
  7. Remove from the heat, and serve with rice or a swallow.