How to cook ugwu with waterleaf soup


Having a hot soup is exceptionally critical for wellbeing.

Benefits Of Vegetable Soups

This soup is very nutritious, but at the same time, it is easily and quickly absorbed and improves digestions. Vegetable soup ingredients come with a lot of useful substances in addition to suits, usually have fewer calories than most dishes. Vegetable contains a lot of vitamins that we need.

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How To Get Waterleaf Juice

Wash the water live put it into the blender and blend it you will receive all the benefits of water leave juice you can also add your favorite juices fruits or vegetables to make the taste of waterleaf better.

Benefits Of Waterleaf

Waterleaf is very popular in Nigeria; it is a vegetable that grows in the ground in every season doesn’t have a specific season that it won’t grow.

1. It prevents thrombus and also makes your blood better.

2. It decreases blood pressure.

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3. It prevents cataracts.

4. It prevents cancer.

5. It decreases the level of stress hormone (cortisol).

Components Of Waterleaf


  • Waterleaf consists of the following components;
  • vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • calcium 
  • Alkaloids
  • Iron

Benefits Of Pumpkin Leaf

Pumpkin leaf is one of those leaves that the benefits are usually a secret because they are unknown to most people, and a few people who know it no only little about it.


Components of Pumpkin Leaf

It consists of the following healthy amount of;

  • Vitamin A; it gives vision benefits.
  • Vitamin C, with the presence of vitamin C, helps to heal the wounds and form a schedule. 
  • Calcium
  • iron
  • Magnesium
  • Folic acid
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin B6 e.t.c

Health Benefits Of Pumpkin Leaves

It increases fertility: It can be very vital when it comes to treating infertility issues. The antioxidant properties, which include folic acid, vitamin A, Alkaloids, vegetable oil, have been said to help create pressure to the functionality of the testicles for an increased sperm count.

It helps to keep diabetes under control: It is known to reduce the sugar in the blood, hypoglycemic make effects of pumpkin leaves help keep diabetes under control.

It boosts the immune system: The rich content of vitamins and minerals boost day time is bone marrow and lymph nodes.

Waterleaf Soup Recipe

Ugu leaf (pumpkin leaf)

  • Waterleaf
  • Crayfish
  • Dry pepper (grinned)
  • Palm oil
  • Seasoning cube
  • Salt
  • Pomo(diced)
  • Dry fish

Steps For Cooking Ugu and Water Leaf Soup

  1. Cut the beef into desired pieces, watch and pour into the pot.
  2. Spices with seasoning cubes, add salt, and then a cup of water.
  3. Steam the meat for 40 minutes.
  4. Wash your sliced pumpkin leaf and set aside.
  5. What’s your water live with salt and squeeze.
  6. Boil your meat with plenty of onions and Pomo halfway, and don’t forget to season it.
  7. Add grind crayfish and pepper.
  8. Stir.
  9. Add your washed waterleaf and stir.
  10. Add pumpkin leaf stir correctly.
  11. Add palm oil.
  12. stir to mix properly washed and peeled dried fish.
  13. Taste for seasoning and add if needed
  14. Then cover to cook for 3-4 minutes.
  15. After a minute, the soup is a delicious meal ready to be served with any swallow.


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