Fufu is a generic name for food you swallow during the eating process. Fufu is generally tastless and rely on the richness of the soups to make the meal delicious. It is common knowledge that Nigerians especially the Igbos from the eastern part of the country, must have at least one fufu meal in a day. This is why soups are very essential to Nigerian food recipes.
Here are 22 delicious ways to eat the African fufu.
1. Egwusi (Melon) Soup
Egwusi is one of the finger licking soups of the West African descent. The preparation of the soup requires ingredients like melon(egusi) or pumpkin seeds, Crayfish and chicken bouillon all finely ground. Smoked catfish, goat meat and vegetables like spinach would also be added together with onions, tomatoes and olive oil. The preparation of this delicious soup starts by frying onions and adding tomatoes, then the pumpkin seeds after 10 minutes. Thereafter, you can add all the fleshy substances and let it thicken on low heat for 20 minutes.
2. Okra soup
Make a fresh Okra soup and you bare good to go.
3. Fish stew
Depending on which kind your favourite fish is, fish stew is easy to prepare and cook. When taken with fufu, fish stew gives your taste buds some real work. You could add cabbages, potatoes, spaghetti, carrots into your fish stew to make it unique.
4.Catfish Pepper Soup (Point & Kill)Check out this Nigerian fish pepper soup recipe and discover why you need to start pointing right now 🙂5.Quaker Oats as Alternative to Cocoyam in Nigerian SoupsBy far the best alternative to cocoyam in Bitterleaf Soup and Ora Soup. Same look, same taste and it is healthy too!6.Abak Atama SoupAbak Atama Soup is a delicious soup popular amongst the Ibibios of Akwa Ibom State in Southern Nigeria.7.Ofe UgbaOfe Ugba, native to Imo and Abia states of Nigeria is simply Okra Soup cooked with shredded oil beans but tastes so different.8.Miyan KukaThis Northern Nigerian baobab leaves soup will leave you wondering where you have been and why you have never tried this soup.9.Light Ogbono Soup RecipeIs this the easiest Ogbono Soup recipe? Perfect for when you want to prepare light Ogbono Soup.10.Ofe Achara (with Akpuruakpu Egusi, Mgbam)The most traditional way to cook Egusi Soup.11.Assorted Meat Pepper SoupDiscover the secret Pepper Soup ingredient so you do not have to go to exclusive restaurants to eat your favourite recipe.12.Ogbono Soup (Draw Soup)Ogbono Soup, also known as Draw Soup is the gelatinuous Nigerian soup that makes eating fufu recipes a breeze.13.Ogbono Soup with OkraYes, you can add okra to Ogbono Soup. Learn how to add more green vegetables to your Ogbono Soup.14.Edikang Ikong Soup (Vegetable Soup)Edikaikong Soup: Loved by many, cooked by a few. Join the exclusive club of people who know how to cook this delicious soup.15.Afang SoupAnother nutritious soup recipe from Efik land, this time with the wild Okazi herbs.16.Banga Soup (Ofe Akwu)The Nigerian Banga Soup, prepared with palm fruit oil extract and herbs, is low in saturated fats.17.Bitterleaf SoupThe Igbos from eastern Nigeria will tell you that this is their favorite soup in the world.18.Nsala or White SoupLove catfish? Nsala soup is one of the easiest Nigerian soup recipes to prepare.19.Ora (Oha) SoupChange the vegetable in Bitterleaf soup to get Ora soup. They are so similar yet has different tastes.20.Groundnut Soup (Peanut Soup)If you can’t prepare Egusi Soup where you live, Groundnut Soup is the next Nigerian soup to go for.21.Gbegiri SoupGbegiri Soup is a Yoruba soup prepared with beans. It goes well with Amala when served with Ewedu Soup.
If you can’t get the ingredients for Nigerian Edikang Ikong where you live, Efo Riro is the next soup to go for.