Egusi soup. Egusi soup is unarguably the most popular Nigerian soup. In my few years as a food blogger and Nigerian food lover, I have learned that different recipes exist across different Nigerian ethnic groups. Egusi Soup Recipe-This is an updated version of my Egusi Soup.
Egusi Soup is a finger-licking good Nigerian soup made with a white variety of pumpkin seeds. It is spicy, nutty with exotic African flavors! See the video below on how to make Egusi Soup. You can cook Egusi soup using 8 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Egusi soup
- Prepare of Egusi.
- You need of Cow tail.
- You need of Salt.
- You need of Crayfish.
- Prepare of Pepper.
- It’s of Ugu.
- You need of Palmoil.
- Prepare cubes of Maggi.
Egusi soup is a culinary soup prepared with egusi seeds as a primary ingredient. Egusi seeds are the fat- and protein-rich seeds of certain cucurbitaceous (squash, melon, gourd) plants. Egusi soup is common and prevalent across Central Africa, and may be served atop rice. Ground Egusi seeds give this soup a unique color and flavor.
Egusi soup instructions
- Boil cowtail to be tender.add more water and palmoil to boil..
- Set a dry pot on fire pour in palmoil to bleach then blend and pour in egusi to fry.stir as is frying to avoid burning then pour in the boiled cow leg.stir and let it boil for 8-10mins..
- Add crayfish,pepper,maggi cubes,salt after few more minutes add the sliced ugu leaves stir and enjoy..
If you can't find Egusi seeds, you can substitute pumpkin seeds. Any combination of crab, shrimp and smoked fish can be used in place of. Nigerian Egusi Soup is a soup thickened with ground melon seeds and contains leafy and other vegetables. Find out how to cook egusi soup with this egusi soup recipe. Egusi Soup (Caking Method) : I also call this one the Egusi Before Oil method.