OGBONO SOUP MADE EASY

Ogbono soup is very popular here in Nigeria…the combinations will thrill you … Ask ibo boys far…

INGREDIENTS

  1. Ogbono …………………  2 cups
  2. Crayfish ………………………   150g
  3. Pepper ………………………..   To taste
  4. Salt ……………………………… To tatse
  5. Smoked fish…………………..  200g
  6. Dry fish …………………………  150g
  7. Cow skin ……………………….  200g
  8. Goat meat(optional) ………. 400g
  9. Beef(optional) ……………….  400g
  10. Okpei(castor seed) …………  50g
  11. Seasoning cubes. …………… To taste
  12. Red Oil. ………………………. 2 cooking spoon
  13. Onion ………………………………….  1ball
  14. Better leaf(optional) ……………..  1 cup

STEPS

  1. Grind the ogbono
  2. Wash the goat meat,beef meat and cow skin
  3. Set the goat meat,cow meat and cow skin to boil.
  4. Add onions,seasoning cubes and salt(allow to boil)
  5. Add crayfish and Red oil (stir properly)
  6. Allow to cook for at least 2mins
  7. Add okpei(castor seed) and pepper
  8. Add dry fish and stir properly
  9. Add the ogbono and stir properly (allow to cook for at least 1 min plus)
  10. Add water if its too thick for you then stir very well
  11. Add the smoked fish  and allow to cook
  12. Add better leaf and little water if needed.
  13. Allow to cook for at least 1 min…then ready to serve…(WATCH VIDEO HERE)

COCONUT RICE MADE EASY

As the name implies,this beautiful and tasteful coconut rice is made from coconut milk… trust me its very easy to make just check out this simple recipe of mine.

INGREDIENTS

  1. Rice  —————————-   1 kg
  2. Coconut ————————   1
  3. Carrots   ———————–   150g
  4. green beans ——————   100g
  5. Onion ————————–   1 ball
  6. Crayfish  ———————-   100g
  7. Salt —————————-    to taste
  8. pepper  ———————–    to taste
  9. Maggi cubes  —————-   to taste
  10. Ginger  ————————   40g
  11. Vegetable oil  —————-   1 cooking spoon

STEPS

  1. Parboil the rice
  2. Dice the onion,carrots, and green beans
  3. shred the coconut and add water to the shredded coconut,juice it and sieve
  4.  Set on the fire a clean pot,pour in the vegetable oil
  5. Add ginger,onion,and stir properly
  6. Pour in the coconut milk
  7. Add maggi,pepper,and salt
  8. Stir properly and allow to boil
  9. Pour in the parboiled rice, and allow to cook for at least (2min)
  10. Add the diced Carrot and green beans, then allow to cook
  11. serve immediately (WATCH VIDEO HERE)
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LEMONADE MADE EASY

When it comes to drinks,smoothies, and cocktails… Lemon plays a very big role …. Hmmm, don’t argue with me lol…. Well this is how I made a very easy LEMONADE…

INGREDIENTS

  1. Lemons.     ………..   4 PCs
  2. Sugar .    ……………   200g
  3. Water      …………….  4cups
  4. Vodka(optional) …………… 2 shots

STEPS

  1. Boil the water and sugar together till the sugar dissolves
  2. Allow the water sugar solution to cool down
  3. Juice the lemon and remove the seeds
  4. Add the Lemon juice to the water sugar solution
  5. Add vodka (optional) and not for kids.
  6. Always better when served COLD

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EGUSI SOUP MADE EASY

Egusi soup is my favourite soup yes… My number one soup … It’s said that anyway you start cooking egusi soup, you can never go wrong yes, but this recipe is one of a kind ..easy and simple to follow…

INGREDIENTS

  1. Egusi(Melon) ……………..  2cups
  2. Red oil(palm oil) ………..   3 cooking spoons
  3. Beef  …………………………  400g
  4. Dry fish(optional)…………  4pcs
  5. Cow skin (optional) …….    200g
  6. Periwinkle(optional)  ……   150g
  7. Seasoning  …………………. To taste
  8. Salt  …………………………… To taste
  9. Pepper    …………………….. To taste
  10. Crayfish  ……………………… 150g
  11. Onion  ………………………… 2 pcs
  12. Stock fish  ……………………   200g
  13. Bitter leaf  ……………………   1 handful

STEPS

  1. Make stock from the beef,cow skin and stock fish,adding crayfish,pepper,onion,and seasonings
  2. Add salt (stir properly)
  3. Let the stock boil for at least 3mins,so that the beef and cow skin will be well cooked..
  4. Set another pot on the fire
  5. Add red oil(palm oil),little onion,and little seasonings (stir properly)
  6. Add the grounded Melon(egusi) to the red oil and fry properly.
  7. Pour in the beef stock and stir properly
  8. Add the dry fish and periwinkle
  9. Allow to cook for about 2mins … Add water if its thick
  10. Add vegetable (bitter leaf preferable)
  11. Serve immediately (WATCH VIDEO HERE)

OHA/ORA SOUP MADE EASY(WITH COCO YAM)

some part of Igbo land calls it Oha soup and some,mostly the Anambras calls it Ora … Either way they are both the same soup … And coco yam is used as the thickener…

INGREDIENTS

  1. Coco yam(grounded) ……………. 500g
  2. Beef …………………….  500g
  3. Stock fish …………….  300g
  4. Dry fish  ……………….. 200g
  5. Maggi ………………….. 3cubes
  6. Onion …………………… 1 ball
  7. Oha leaf ……………….. 2cups
  8. Pepper …………………. To taste
  9. Salt ………………………. To taste
  10. Palm oil ………………….. 1 cooking spoon
  11. Crayfish ………………..  70g
  12. Ogiri(optional)

STEPS

  1. In a clean pot Put together beef,stock fish,and dry fish then set to boil
  2. Add onion, maggi, pepper,and salt and stir properly(Allow to boil for at least 40-50 sec)
  3. Add cray fish and palm oil then stir (Allow to cook for 2 mins)
  4. Add the grounded coco yam(Allow to cook for 2 mins)
  5. Stir properly so the coco yam can dissolve easily
  6. Add pepper if you ain’t satisfy with the first one
  7. Now add you Oha/Ora leaf and stir properly (WATCH VIDEO HERE)

EASY WAY TO MAKE PUFF PUFF

PUFF PUFF is a Nigerian spongy  snack recipe that is deep-fried,and categorise under the  families of small chops, here is my wonderful recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. Flour   ……………………….   500g
  2. Sugar   ………………………   300g
  3. Yeast  ………………………..   150g
  4. Salt   ………………………….  A pinch
  5. Flavor  ……………………….   1/2 tbsp (optional)
  6. Veg.oil  for frying

STEPS

  1. Add your flour into a clean bowl
  2. Add sugar,flavor,salt,and mix very well
  3. Add your yeast,(NOTE: mix your yeast with warm water to make the puff puff rise faster)
  4. Add water to the mixture them hand mix until it becomes smooth and not too watery it should be thicker than the batter for PANCAKES
  5. the deep fry(NOTE:  please make sure the oil is not too hot else your puff wont be well cooked)

SIMPLE AND EASY SOFT CHIN CHIN

some persons like their chin soft while some like it hard… well,this is actually the soft one … and its easy to make

INGREDIENT

  1. Flour …………………………..  500g
  2. Sugar ………………………..   100g
  3. Milk(pd) ……………………..   150g
  4. Vanilla flavor ………………   50g
  5. Baking powder ……………   20g
  6. Butter …………………………  50g
  7. Egg ……………………………  1
  8. Veg.oil for frying
  9. Water to mix  ……………….  1/2 cup

STEPS

  1. Add your Flour into a clean bowl
  2. Add sugar,powdered milk,vanilla flavor,baking powder,and butter
  3. Add your egg(mix very well)
  4. Make a little hole in the center of the mixed flour
  5. Add water and mix very well
  6. Pour the dough on a surface and start kneading until smooth
  7. flatten the dough and cut into your favorite shapes
  8. Heat your vegetable oil and then fry(WATCH VIDEO HERE)

RIPE PLANTAIN AND NATIVE SAUCE(WITH FRESH FISH)

Okay guys i got this recipe from my dad… he said they used it during the war( 1976 there about) so i decide to give it a shot, try it and you wont regret what you got.

INGREDIENTS

  1. Ripe plantain ………………….  2
  2. Onion …………………………….  1 ball
  3. Garden eggs  …………………   300g
  4. Fresh pepper  ………………..   70g
  5. Scent leaf  ……………………..   half cup
  6. Utazi leaf  ………………………   half cup
  7. Ginger   …………………………   20g
  8. Salt   ……………………………..  To taste
  9. African nutmeg(Ehuru)  …..   To taste
  10. Fresh fish  ……………………..   Medium size
  11. seasonings  ………………………..  To taste

STEPS

  1. Peel you ripe plantain and then boil
  2. Dice your onion,garden eggs and fresh pepper
  3. pound very well,your scent leaf and utazi leaf together
  4. Mix the garnishing in one deep plate i.e onion,garden eggs,fresh pepper and the leafs
  5. Add Ginger,Salt,African nutmeg,and seasoning(mix very well)
  6. spice you fish with salt and fry
  7. heat the red oil and pour it immediately inside your garnishing (mix very well)

Then serve immediately  (WATCH VIDEO HERE)

EASY WAY TO MAKE SIMPLE YAM PORRIDGE WITH BEEF

you cant go wrong with this recipe on how to make porridge yam … simple and fast

INGREDIENTS

  1.  Yam  ———————————————— Half tuber of yam
  2. Beef ————————————————–   400g
  3. Stock fish(optional) ——————————    200g
  4. Smoked fish(optional) —————————   1 medium
  5. Maggi  ———————————————–   To taste
  6. Salt  ————————————————–   To taste
  7. Fresh pepper  ————————————–  70g
  8. Red oil  ———————————————–  1 cooking spoon
  9. Crayfish  ———————————————-  1/2 cup
  10. Onion  ————————————————-   1 ball
  11. vegetable leaf(ugu leaf) (optional) ————–   300g
  12. grounded pepper  ———————————–   70g

STEPS

  1. Cut your yam and set to cook
  2. Add you neatly diced onion and red oil (allow to boil)
  3. Add your beef,crayfish,maggi,salt and fresh pepper(allow to cook for 7mins)
  4. Add your smoked fish,grounded pepper and turn very well
  5. Add vegetable leaf then serve immediately

EASY WAY TO MAKE VEGETABLE SAUCE WITH WHITE RICE

There are different ways to make vegetable sauce but this recipe is one recipe that is stress free and still taste awesome… well i know a couple persons that wants to visit this Sunday because of this recipe.

INGREDIENTS

  1. Potatoes    —————————–   150g
  2. Carrots     ——————————   150g
  3. Beef (diced)   ———————————–  700g
  4. Green bell pepper  —————–   100g
  5. sweet corn —————————-    200g
  6. Green bell pepper  ——————   150g
  7. Baked beans  ————————   200g
  8. Curry  ———————————    50g
  9. Smoked fish  ———————— 1 medium
  10. Vegetable oil —————————  2 cooking Spoon
  11. Onion  ———————————— 1 balls
  12. Fresh pepper  ————————-  100g
  13. Peas  ———————————-    150g
  14. Crayfish  ——————————    150g
  15. Maggi ———————————    (to taste)
  16. Salt  ———————————–    (to taste)
  17. Vegetable leaf(ugu) ————–    350g

STEPS

  1. Boil the carrots and potatoes till its half cooked
  2. Make a stock from your beef by boiling and adding water,salt,maggi,onion and curry.
  3. Pour your vegetable oil into a clean pot
  4. Add Onion,Fresh pepper,green bell pepper,Boiled carrots and potatoes,Beef,Smoked fish and Peas
  5. Mix very well
  6. Add your sweet corn,crayfish, and baked beans(mix very well)
  7. pour in your beef stock
  8. Add salt,maggi ( do not add much because of the beef stock)
  9. Allow to cook for at least 3 mins
  10. Now add your vegetable leaf(ugu leaf) and let it boil for 30 seconds (WATCH VIDEO HERE)