Ademe Soup



Ademe Soup

Green leafy soup made with Ademe leaves which can be served with hot banku
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course soup & stew
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 6 People


  • Sauce Pan
  • Wooden Spatula
  • Sauce Pan


  • ½ Cup Palm Oil
  • 1 Piece of Fermented Fish
  • 1 Medium Onion Sliced
  • 3 Medium Tomatoes Pureed
  • 6 Scotch Bonnet Peppers Blended
  • 1 Tbsp 1 of Fish Powder
  • 100 g Cow Hide Wele
  • 200 g Crabs
  • 150 g Smoked Tuna Chopped
  • 1 kg Jute Leaves Ayoyo/Ademe/Ewedu leaves
  • ½ Tsp Salt Petre
  • 1⅓ Tsp Salt
  • 400 ml Water


  • Heat palm oil in a saucepan over medium heat, add fermented fish, sliced onion, stir until translucent, then add the tomato puree, blended scotch bonnet pepper, stir and let simmer for 8 minutes.
  • Add salt, fish powder, stir and let it simmer for a minute before adding the cow hide, crabs, stir and let it cook for 10 minutes.
  • Then add the smoked tuna, stir and leave to simmer on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Pour the jute leaves into a saucepan, add water, salt petre, stir and let cook for 7 minutes.
  • Pour the cooked leaves into the stew, adjust the salt, stir and let simmer for 5 minutes on low heat.
  • Ademe soup ready to serve.


Keyword Ademe, Soup

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