Dried Okra Palmnut Soup



Dried Okra Palmnut Soup

Palmnut soup prepared with thyme and dried okra powder
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 6 People


  • Blender
  • Sauce Pan
  • Glass Mixing Bowl
  • Seave
  • Wooden Spatula


  • 1 Kg Palm Fruit Extract
  • 1 Kg Beef Fillet
  • 1 Medium Onion Chopped
  • 1 1 Small Ginger Chopped
  • 1 Tsp Grains of Paradise
  • 1 Tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 7 7 Yellow Scotch Bonnet Peppers
  • 300 g Smoked Tuna Chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Shrimp Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Locust Beans Washed
  • Tbsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Dried Okra Powder


  • Pour the onion, ginger, grains of paradise and thyme into a blender, add water and blend into a smooth mixture.
  • Pour onto the beef in a saucepan over medium heat, add salt, stir and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Dissolve the palm fruit extract with hot water, drain the juice and set aside.
  • Pour onto the cooking beef, stir, then add a whole onion, scotch bonnet pepper, cover and let boil for 20 minutes.
  • Add the smoked tuna, shrimp powder, locust beans, stir and let boil for 10 minutes.
  • Take out the onion, scotch bonnet pepper, blend into a smooth mixture and pour back into the soup.
  • Adjust salt to your taste and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the dry okra powder in bits stirring continuously.
  • Allow to simmer on low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Dry okra palm nut soup ready to serve.


Keyword Dried Okra, Palmnut Soup

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