Ukodo is a yam and unripe plantain dish of the Urhobo people of Nigeria.  The Itsekiri people of the Niger Delta also make a similar dish called Epuru. It is essentially a pottage, a stew of meat and vegetable with its base as the Nigerian pepper soup.
It is sometimes cooked with lemon grass and potash.
It is usually used for marriage and burial ceremonies or as breakfast, particularly during the cold season. 
A poem by the Nigerian Chovwe Inisiagho-Ogbe describes both the ingredients and the process of cooking Ukodo in a light-hearted way.
- Nigerian Urhobo Ukodo (pepper soup Yam pottage) 18 May 2013 Sapele Honey
- Peter Palmer Ekeh (January 2005). Studies in Urhobo Culture. Urhobo Historical Society. pp. 496–. ISBN 978-978-067-769-5.
- T. K. Lim (2 February 2016). Edible Medicinal and Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 10, Modified Stems, Roots, Bulbs. Springer. pp. 293–. ISBN 978-94-017-7276-1.
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