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How To Make Delicious Banga Soup

Delicious Banga Soup recipe

Make Banga Soup right from your kitchen in the next few minutes? Wondering how to cook Banga Soup or simply put, how to prepare Banga Soup? Get in here for Banga Soup recipes step by step guide.

Banga soup is a special dish from Delta State among the Irobo people. The spices are special, and might be difficult to pronounce if not familiar with, they can be easily identified in the market, they are called Banga soup Spices.

From left to right – Oburunbebe (brownstick), native salt, Rokojie (tiny black seed), Obeletientien (dry leaf spice), Palm kernel, Onion.

Banga Ingredients

  • 1 oz Palm kernel nuts
  • 1 Onions
  • 6 pieces Pepper (yellow pepper)
  • Seasoning (Maggi, Tyko, Rogojie, Obeletientien)
  • 1 kg Beef meat/goat meat/fish
  • ½ oz Periwinkle
  • 6 pieces of Snails
  • ½ stick Oburunbebe

Banga Soup recipe


  1. Boil palm kernel nut for 25mins.
  2. Check the palm kernel if soften, pour out water and extract the oil by pounding the nut with a mortar, after which, add some water.
  3. Put the extract in a pot and boil for 30 minutes.
  4. Pound the pepper, tyko, rogojie, sprinkle few leaves of obeletientien, add all to the soup, add a pinch of native salt and seasoning, break the oburun-bebe stick into 2 and drop ½ of the stick in the soup, these spices gives it a great aroma and taste.
  5. Add the meats/fish/beef, snail, periwinkle and boil for 15mins, after this, check seasoning if tasty. The soup becomes thick. Remove the oburunbebe (brown stick). Save for another use.
  6. Serve the soup in with Fufu, starch, even Eba.
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Note: When warming the soup, warm in a native plate. If unable to get these spices (tyko, rogojie, obletientien, oburunbebe), cook the soup without them and add Pomo, stock fish, snails, allow cooking for 35mins.