Ogbono Soup



Ogbono Soup

A delicious soup made with ground ogbono seeds, driefd oreragano, and beef fillet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 57 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 7 minutes
Course soup & stew
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 6 People


  • Sauce Pan
  • Wooden Spatula
  • Small bowl


  • 1 Pound Beef Fillet (Washed)
  • 1 Pound Cow Tripe (Washed)
  • 1 Medium Onion (Diced)
  • 1 Tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 Tsp Anise Seeds
  • 1 Tsp Rosemary Powder
  • 1 Small Ginger (Grated)
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic (Minced)
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Salt
  • For the Soup;
  • ¼ Cup Palm Oil
  • ¼ Cup Ground Ogbono Seeds
  • Cup Onion & Scotch Bonnet Pepper (Coarsely Blended)
  • 1 Large Smoked Catfish (Deboned & Washed)
  • 100 g Cow Hide (Kpomo) (Washed & Chopped)
  • ¼ Cup Crayfish Powder
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Cups Spinach (Sliced)


  • Pour the beef and tripe into a saucepan over medium heat, and add diced onion, oregano, anise seeds, rosemary powder, ginger, garlic, salt, water, stir and bring to a boil for 35 minutes.
  • Heat the palm oil in a saucepan over medium heat, add the ground ogbono seeds, stir (you will notice the oil change to a yellow-ish thick consistency) keep stirring and let it cook for 2 minutes, then add the blended onion and scotch bonnet pepper, stir and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the stock from the beef in bits until you have the desired consistency.
  • Cover and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cooked beef and tripe, catfish, kpomo, cray fish, stir and let simmer for 5 minutes and adjust the salt to your taste.
  • Add the chopped spinach, stir in and let simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Ogbono soup ready to serve. Serve with any swallow of your choice.


Keyword Ogbono Soup

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