How To Make Egusi Soup (Nigeria)

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Egusi Soup – With its unique flavor and irresistible smell egusi soup is a staple in West African
cuisine. Unarguably, the most popular Nigerian soup, you can find it everywhere from home kitchens to bukas to five star restaurants. From Kano to Lagos this soup has many regional variations, but they all share one thing in common, mouth-watering taste. Very quick and easy to make, egusi soup is made of melon seeds ground into flour. It is rich in protein and vitamins A, B1, B2 and C. It also contains alpha-tocopherol, a component of vitamin E, which will help you maintain your beautiful skin. Egusi goes great with a list of side dishes such as, fufu, garri, pounded yam etc.. It can also be cooked with the meat of your choice (beef, fish, goat or chicken). Forget the silverware because the best way to enjoy egusi soup is to eat it with your hands. Go ahead and dive in! Tell us.. What’s your favorite starch to eat with egusi soup?

1 Cup of Egusi
2 TS of Craw fish
1/2 Cup of Onion
1/2 Cup of Tomato Paste
1 TBS Stock Powder
2 Cups of Spinach
1 Cup of Palm oil
1 Teaspoon of salt
2 Habanero Peppers


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