Its high content of mucilage( a thick gluey substance produced by nearly all plant and some microorganisms) allows it to be used as thickening agents for such dishes like ogbono soup recipe.
This week we will look at ogbono. A soup originally cooked and eaten in the eastern part of Nigeria. Ogbono as it is widely known in africa and South East Asian and from the family irvingiacese,commonly known as the bush mango in eastern Nigeria. Ogbono soup is a dish with high nutritional value made with considerable local variations.
Its fruit is a large drupe with fibrous flesh. A fat and protein rich seed is found inside, which is sun dried for preservation and can be sold whole or in powdered form. Its high content of mucilage( a thick gluey substance produced by nearly all plant and some microorganisms) allows it to be used as thickening agents for such dishes like Ogbono soup.
Health Benefit of Ogbono Soup Recipe
One thing of note here is this,whenever you eat Ogbono or when next you eat it, just know that you are eating yourself into good health. Check out my recipe on a standard Ogbono soup. https://cookwithkemi.com/how-to-cook-ogbono-soup
Benefit of Ogbono Soup 1
Helps in body building..the seed contains thiamine,riboflavin and nicicin that helps in body building
Benefit of Ogbono Soup 2
It aids in weight loss. The soup when eating increases the level of lepton in the body,a hormone that reduces appetite.
Benefit of Ogbono Soup 3
It reduces cholesterol level. The soup is great for warding off high cholesterol.
Do you like Ogbono Soup? Would you rather eat your Ogbono Soup with Pounded yam or Ogbono Soup with Fufu?Yes or no, review it below and share your comments.