Nsala soup (white soup)



  • 3 utazi leaves.
  • 10 uziza leaves.
  • 1 tsp iru/dadawa powder.
  • hebanero peppers.
  • 1/2 tsp uda seeds(ground).
  • 1/2 tsp ground ehuru seeds.
  • 1 tsp crayfish powder.
  • stock fish.
  • 6 pieces of meat.
  • 1 medium sized catfish.
  • salt to taste.
  • 2 stock cubes.
  • 2 tbsp pounded yam.

Before you prepare the soup

  • Soak catfish in boiled water remove imediately and wash with cold water with salt drain and set aside.
  • blend hebanero peppers and set aside.
  •  wash and chop utazi and uziza leaves set aside.
  • cook meat with salt,hebanero pepper paste and stock cubes till tender.
  • add more water to desired amount and add the crayfish,ehuru,uda,iru/dadawa,stock fish and cook for 20mins
  • add the catfish and allow to cook for 10mins.
  • add the pounded yam which is the thickner stir and cook untill it dissolves.
  • add uziza and utazi leaves .
  • allow to simmer on low heat for 5mins.
  • enjoy with pounded yam etc.