Pepper soup is a very popular soup in Cameroon and in most of the west African countries. It’s oil free and taste very delicious.We can actually cook pepper soup with different types of meat. The most common one is the one cooked with assorted meat parts, pepper soup goat meat is another very delicious one. Another type is the one cooked with cutlets and chunks. Chicken pepper soup ,Fish pepper soup / seafood pepper soup , cow tail pepper soup and pepper soup cow foot. 

 In Cameroon, “njangsa” is the magic seed that gives pepper soup that magic touch of that exotic flavour. 

They are many other  condiments that can spice up your pepper soup to taste. Pepper soup is an intensely flavoured soup. It’s actually a spiced broth. 


  • 1 kg foot cow
  • 1/2 kg stripes
  •  1 herbanero pepper 
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Sone salt to taste 
  • I large onion 
  • 2 stock cube 
  • 1 chopped celery stick. 
  • 50 njangsa seeds

Serve 5

Prep time 10 mins 

Cooking time 45 mins 

Total = 55 mins 


  1. Place chopped cow foot and stripes   in a pot.
  2. Fill the pot with water until it covers the meat.
  3. Start marinating with a your spices. White pepper salt , stock cube, lemon pepper,  chopped onion and bay leaves. 
  4. Wash your njangsa seeds properly  and blend them.
  5. Pour your njangsa paste into the soup and stir .
  6. Blend your chopped celery sticks with half cup water and add into your soup. 
  7. Add i herbanero pepper cover and allow to simmer. 
  8. Open every 10 mins to check water level.
  9.  Remove and serve after 45 mins. 

Notes: You can serve this delicious soup with: Boiled plantains , boiled white yam, boiled cocoyams/taro, boiled cassave, boiled potatoes and much more …

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ENJOY !!!!

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