Oha Soup

Oha Soup

Oha Soup is a delicacy from the eastern part of Nigeria. The
leaf has a mouth-watering aromatic flavour and the taste is
absolutely delectable.


  • 1kg meat
  • 6 cups stock
  • 1/2 cup oha leaves, chopped
  • 100g mashed cocoyam (small specie), mashed
  • 400g of dried fish
  • 1 seasoning cube
  • Fresh chilli pepper to taste
  • 1 bulb onions, chopped
  • 1 cup crayfish, ground
  • 200g softened stockfish
  • 200g kpomo
  • 2 cups perewinkle
  • 3 tbsp palm oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash all the ingredients properly and keep them separately in clean bowls or tray
  • Season your meat and boil to get out your stock
  • Cook the periwinkle with salt and wash properly when it boils
  • When the meat is almost soft, add the stockfish and kpomo
  • Add about 4 cups water
  • When the water starts to boil, scoop in the mashed cocoyam to thicken it
  • Add the palm oil, dried fish, pepper, crayfish and periwinkle
  • Cook for about 20mins for it to thicken
  • Add the oha leaves and salt to taste

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