Servings: 6


  • 3 cups garri (dried cassava flour)
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups okra, blended
  • 2 cups halal chicken or beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 3 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup iru (locust beans)
  • 1 cup dried stockfish

Step 1

Boil the water.

Step 2

Pour the garri into the boiling water and stir consistently with a wooden spoon or spatula until there is a fine dough. This dough is known as eba.

Step 3

Set the eba aside in a separate bowl and cover to keep it hot.

Step 4

Add the blended okra, seasoning, curry powder, cayenne pepper, iru, and dried stockfish into the broth and cook for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Dish out the eba and okra soup onto separate plates.

Step 6

Enjoy eating with your (clean) bare hands.