Step-by-Step Guide to Prepare Quick Egusi Soup

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.

Hello everybody, it’s me, Dave, welcome to my recipe page. Today, I will show you a way to prepare a distinctive dish, egusi soup. One of my favorites. For mine, I am going to make it a bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Egusi Soup is one of the most popular of recent trending foods on earth. It’s easy, it is fast, it tastes yummy. It’s appreciated by millions every day. They are nice and they look wonderful. Egusi Soup is something that I have loved my whole life.

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.

To get started with this recipe, we have to prepare a few components. You can have egusi soup using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Egusi Soup:

  1. {Take 2 cups of Egusi seeds (Grounded).
  2. {Make ready 1/2 cup of Palm oil.
  3. {Prepare of ugwu  other fresh vegetable.
  4. {Get 1/4 cup of Cray fish about grounded.
  5. {Prepare 1 of table spoonful Dried pepper to taste.
  6. {Make ready 2 of Maggi cubes.
  7. {Prepare 1 of bulb Red Onions (Chopped).
  8. {Get to taste of Salt.
  9. {Take 1/2 cup of stock fish.
  10. {Make ready 1/2 kg of Assorted meat – beef, cow tongue.
  11. {Get 3 of Chopped tomatoes (blended).
  12. {Get 2 of Fresh pepper blended.

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.

Steps to make Egusi Soup:

  1. Put your meat into a pot. Add salt and a small amount of water (about 2cups), one or two maggi cubes and bring to boil for about 30 minutes until soft and tender to taste..
  2. While that is cooking, put your blended tomatoes, fresh and or dried pepper, onions into a blender and blend to a smooth paste.
  3. Take grounded egusi and put in a bowl, add water to egusi in the bowl and stir to form a paste..
  4. The meat should have finished cooking by now. Get a big pot. Place it on the cooker and allow it to be hot. Pour red palm oil in the pot. Allow the oil to warm for about 1 minute. Pour the blended tomatoes, fresh/dried pepper, onion paste into the oil and stir fry for about another 10 -15 mutes..
  5. Now add the cooked meat to this base of stew and cover the pot and allow to simmer for about 3 minutes. Stir intermittently to prevent burning..
  6. Add egusi paste to the stew with meat in it, after 7mins add your vegetables here, salt and one or two cubes of maggi if still required to taste and bring to boil for about 10 minutes. Stir intermittently..

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.

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