It is one of the most popular Nigerian soups. It is a dish popularly known by Nigerians and also some parts of Africa. Afang soup is associated with the South-South people of Nigeria mostly Cross River and Akwa Ibom States. Directions 1. Like Edikang ikong (recipe HERE), it is a two vegetable soup. Afang soup is cooked with waterleaves and Okazi leaves. 2. I just thought Joy, who taught me how to make the soup had given me an alternative to blending the Okazi leaves which I am not particularly a huge fan of. Afang soup is a common soup in many homes across these states. You could say they are a major powerhouse of Nigerian soup recipe. These are popular tribes based in the south south parts of Nigeria. It is nutritious, rich in vegetable and protein. Nigerian Afang soup is a delicious dish that's native to the southern region of Nigeria. Boil 3 cups of water, and then pour in the dry, cut Okazi leaves. This Afang soup recipe is a very popular Nigerian traditional soup. If you are on a diet and you are not sure if you can have some Nigerian soups because of the oil content and all, then this afang soup recipe is for you. The soup is also a popular dish known by Nigerians. It is prepared with Afang leaves aka Okazi (Gnetum Africanum) and water leaves (thallium triangulare) as the main ingredients. In that case, all you need do is reduce the amount of palm oil you use in cooking it. Afang soup taste is different from normal and vegetable soup because the vegetable leaves are different in texture and taste. The soup is highly nutritious and medicinal. Afang Soup is a tasty, nutritious Nigerian soup, usually eaten among the Efiks / Ibibious people in Cross River and Akwa Ibom States. Afang Soup is another Nigerian soup native to Cross river state people. While it contains meat and seafood, the star of the dish is dried okazi -- or afang -- leaves. HOW TO PREPARE AFANG SOUP. This soup is a bit bitter and usually prepared with a combination of vegetables (Afang leaves and Water Leaves) this soup is also medicinal and the richest among vegetable soups of the Efiks/Ibibious in Nigeria. The last time I posted a recipe for Afang Soup was ages ago, and at that time, I did not realise that it was the Cameroon version. Put the beef in two cups of water with half the onions, one cube of maggi, some salt and one teaspoon of pepper. The Akwa-Ibom and Cross Rivers clan are known for their exceptional culinary skills especially their delicious soups. It originates from the Efik people from Efik kingdom in Cross River state and the Ibibio people of Akwa Ibom. Okazi leaves are very tough so make sure you soak in warm/hot water (if you’re using dried) rinse very well and pound them. Afang soup is rich and packed with all the nutrients you need. 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