The Banga Soup is an African delicacy that is eaten in the Nigeria and Ghana region. It is called Ame Edi (Ame means water and Edi means palm fruit) by the Urhobos in the Niger Delta and is mainly eaten with Starch, Gari, Pounded Yam, Semolina, or Fufu. In the South-Eastern parts of Nigeria, Banga Soup is referred to as Ofe Akwu where Ofe means Soup / Stew and Akwu means palm fruit and is used mainly with white rice.
Banga Soup is rich in vitamins A, E, and K which;
1. is essential for building strong bones
2. Prevents heart disease.
3. Improves Vision.
4. Reduces the effect of premenstrual syndrome symptoms such as insomnia, weight gain, bloating, leg swelling, and breast tenderness.
5. (Palm kernel) contains Vitamins ‘A’ that is essential for healthy vision