Light soup is a popular soup in Ghana and other West African countries. It is  simple and easy to prepare,its usually served with fufu or rice.


  • Fresh meat/chicken
  • onion
  • Tomatoes
  • Pepper
  • Garden eggs
  • Chicken seasoning
  • Salt


  1. Cut the meat/chicken in desirable sizes and wash it well
  2. Put the chicken or meat in a saucepan
  3. Blend the onion, ginger and garlic
  4. Add the blended onion, ginger and garlic
  5. Add your seasoning, salt and little water and steam for 6 to 12minutes
  6. Boil the tomatoes, pepper and garden eggs(make sure it is soft)
  7. Blend the tomatoes, pepper and garden eggs when they are well cooked
  8. Add the mixture to the chicken/meat in the saucepan add more water if it is thick(its should be very light, not thick)
  9. Allow to the soup to cook for 20-30 minutes
  10. Serve with rice, banku or fufu.


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