Thursday, 28 July 2016

Okra Soup - Mama's Style


1 and 1/2 kg okra 
500g king prawns (cleaned and deveined)
1/2 cup palm oil 
500g goat meat (chopped)
Small quantity of stockfish 
Salt to taste
Knorr seasoning cubes
1 large onion (finely chopped)
6 cubes of frozen spinach or fresh spinach
2 scotch bonnets (chillies)
1 small paprika pepper (tatshe)
2 and 1/2  cups water


1. Wash the okra and slice using a knife; set aside.

2. Place stockfish,  meat and water in a pot, season with Knorr cubes, salt and handful chopped onion; cook until meats are nicely cooked and tender. Set aside.

3. Half the sliced Okro. Put one portion in a food processor alongside scotch bonnets, handful chopped onion and paprika pepper. Using the pause button, process until they are roughly chopped.

4. In a pot, heat up palm oil, then add the processed okra mix, frozen spinach and prawns; add 1/2 knorr seasoning cube. Fry for about 5 - 8 minutes or until the prawns are cooked through.

5. Add cooked meat and stockfish with stock; stir, taste and adjust taste by adding salt.

6. Cover pot with lid and allow to simmer for about 4 - 6 minutes.

7. Add the other portion of Okra, stir; add more water if need be. Allow to cook for about 4 - 5 minutes.

8. Turn off gas and enjoy with any swallow of choice.


  1. This looks so yum.I have always wondered how your Okra looks so green and non runny.Thanks for this recipe.

  2. Tnx for this...gonna try dis out

  3. I've learnt something. If my strength permits, will make it tonight n send a pix. Kisses