Egusi soup is one of the most common soups in Nigeria. It is very easy and simple vto prepare. Presently so many Nigerians don’t eat home made foods, instead they prefare buying from restaurants and bars.
Therefore, in this article today I will be showing you how to prepare a delicious egusi soup.
In Nigeria, Egusi soup is very delicious when eaten with pounded yam. Also egusi soup is one of the most popular soups most Nigerian tribes do prepare on different styles.
Below is one of the nice and simple ways of preparing a delicious Nigerian soup.
Here are the ingredients you need;
- 4 cups of melon seed (egusi)
Note: it should be grounded
- A cup of palm oil
2 tablespoon of washed bitter leaf
4 meat, fish (any quantity you desire to use)
Salt, Maggi and pepper
When you have gotten all the listed ingredients ready, this is how you prepare your delicious egusi soup.
Before anything you really need to prepare your egusi paste. (Grinded melon seed)
Here are the steps you need to follow to prepare you delicious soup.
- Get a pot, heat the palm oil for about a minute or more.
Add your stock fish to the heated oil and let it heat for some time.
Now you have to add the egusi paste. Remember I said earlier that you need to prepare your egusi paste before anything.
When you have added the egusi paste leave it to heat for about 10 – 20 minutes so it can have a delicious taste.
You can now add your meat and fish. Also other things like the grinded crayfish.
Add your two teaspoon of washed bitter leaf.
Note: The bitter leaf should be washed properly to avoid bad taste.
- Are this point you can now add your seasonings (pepper, salt and Maggi), turn it and cover the pot. Let it boil for 10 minutes.
Open your pot, taste it if you still need to add seasonings to your soup, if not you can bring down your pot and serve.
Now you can enjoy your delicious home made Nigerian egusi soup.
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