Soya Beans and Bitter Leave Stew (Sogusi)



Soya Beans and Bitter Leave Stew (Sogusi)

Delicious stew prepared with soya beans and bitter leaves, and can be served with boiled yam
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course soup & stew
Cuisine African
Servings 5 people


  • Plastic Spatula
  • Sauce Pan
  • Frying Pan


  • 2 Cups Ground Soya Beans Soaked
  • ¾ Cups Palm Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion Sliced
  • 3 Medium Tomatoes Chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Chilli Powder
  • 5 Herrings Flaked
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 100 g Smoked Tuna
  • 1 Cup Bitter Leaves


  • Soak ground soya beans with half cup water into a smooth consistency and set aside.
  • Heat palm oil in saucepan over medium heat, add sliced onion, stir until translucent, then add the chopped tomatoes and let simmer for 4 minutes.
  • Add chilli powder, stir, then add herrings and let simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add the soya beans paste, stir, add salt and let simmer for 10 - 12 minutes.
  • Add smoked tuna, stir and let simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Add chopped bitter leaves, stir and let simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Sogusi ready to serve.


Keyword Beans, Bitter Leaf, Soya Beans, stew

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