Oho Ihia (Beniseed soup or African Sesame soup) is one of the many delicacies of the people of Benue state. It is common with the Igede tribe of the state. The soup is best enjoyed with pounded yam or akpu( a meal made from cassava).
Ihia (beniseed) grinded
Meat or Fish
Pepper (Fresh or Dry)
Mix ihia with little water to make a thick paste or balls. Cook your meat and dry fish to make a stock.
Add ihia in boiling water and allow to cook for 3minutes. Add your meat stock, meat, dryfish and okpehe. Add your salt, seasoning cubes and pepper to taste.
Add palm oil and finally, add the oturokpa.
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