Zobo is one of the most popular Nigerian traditional drinks, but its variations can be found all over the world. It also has a lot of nutritional benefits and a really nice taste.


If you would like to make a zobo drink for yourself or loved ones; here is how to go about it:


  • 5-6 cups of Zobo
  • 2-3 middle sized ginger (optional)
  • Sugar
  • Pepper
  • 4 cups of water



  1. Thoroughly wash the leaves.(Don’t worry about them losing their colour; most likely, it’s a speck of dust coming off them.)
  2. Put them in a deep pot and add water.
  3. Put pot on the fire and wait until the water boils, add chopped garlic and ginger.
  4. Then,let the drink boil for 30 minutes.
  5. Add sugar and pepper according to your taste.
  6. Let it cool down; when cool, filter it through a sieve or cloth.


After following these steps above, your drink is ready.



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