Okazi Soup by Coyintrovert

Okazi Soup
Blended/Pounded okazi – 1/2 cup
Assorted meat (Cow leg, dried meat, snail)
Stock fish
Dried fish
Water – 4cups
Blended crayfish – 1/4 cup
Ofor(yellow) – 1 tablespoon
Eguisi – 1.5 tablespoon
Palm oil – 1/4 cup
Bouillon cubes
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
  • Steam assorted meat and stockfish with onions, salt, bouillon cubes and pepper till it’s properly cooked.
  • When meat is properly cooked, set heat to medium, add water, salt, pepper, crayfish and bouillon cubes and let it boil for about 5minutes
  • Add palm oil and let it boil for another 10minutes.
  • Add ofor and eguisi into boiling pot and let it boil for 5minutes (When adding ofor make sure to sprinkle it, so it doesn’t form clumps)
  • Add okazi into boiling pot, stir and turn off heat.
  • Serve with garri/pounded yam/fufu

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By |January 28th, 2013|13 Comments


  1. lizzy August 8, 2014 at 11:26 am - Reply

    Please how do I put the egusi?

  2. sandra May 26, 2014 at 4:23 am - Reply

    cn one use ede insted of ofor

  3. aunty November 22, 2013 at 4:55 am - Reply

    ofor is a soup thickener… unfortunately, i dunno what it is made from…
    other thickeners are ede(cocoyam), achi, ukpo 🙂 these are all ibo names

  4. Onuegbu adaora July 5, 2013 at 12:48 pm - Reply

    Thanks a lot.really yummy.can i use more of the okazi with the same amount of ingredients would it still give the same taste.tanks

  5. MJ June 8, 2013 at 3:29 pm - Reply

    You are right DIDI..Ofor is white unless you mix it with red oil to prevent it from molding in the soup.

  6. unfelt April 12, 2013 at 3:59 am - Reply

    This is def a must do….loves it!!!

  7. didi March 22, 2013 at 2:06 am - Reply

    Offor is whitish and sometimes maybe mistaken 4 egusi. I have offor currently to prepare ofe uha with. Offor is never yellow unless u mixed it with somethg else while blending. Thanks.

  8. Name (required) March 9, 2013 at 12:21 pm - Reply

    what is ofor please

  9. Naijamum in L. February 13, 2013 at 8:32 am - Reply

    I only have eyes for that snail………………..*mouth watering*

  10. Myne Whitman January 30, 2013 at 1:52 pm - Reply

    With all the assorted meat and everything, this must be the bomb. Will be using the recipe one of these days.

  11. Ginger January 28, 2013 at 5:44 pm - Reply

    I havent seen or tasted Okazi in 2yrs. chai! I want to eat!!!!!

    • CoyIntrovert January 30, 2013 at 11:18 am - Reply

      I can imagine. If not that my mum brought okazi leaf for me ehh, I have been managing it.

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