Egusi Soup

Egusi Soup Recipe

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About Egusi Soup Recipe:

A mouth watering nutritious soup prepared from Egusi Melon ,spinach,peppers,beef,tripe,dry fish & cow meat it ia a exotic hearty food that will satisfy your taste buds, a staple in most West African home and it is an uncomplicated one pot meal that is often accompanied with fufu, yam and rice

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Ingredients
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Ingredients for Egusi Soup Recipe

  • 400 gram Egusi Melon
  • 216 gram Palm Oil
  • As required Handful crayfish
  • 3 tablespoon locust bean
  • 680 gram Spinach
  • 2 Nos red bell pepper
  • 1 Nos habanero pepper
  • 1 Nos Fresno pepper
  • 2 Nos onions
  • As required Stock cube
  • As required Beef,Tripe,Dry Fish, Cow Leg
  • As required Salt
Nutrition
  • 7g Fat(4.30%)
  • 32g Protein(18.81%)
  • 78g Carbs(46.29%)
  • 48g Fiber(28.66%)
  • Other(1.93%)
Current Totals
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MacroNutrients
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
Fats
  • Fat
Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Egusi Soup Recipe

STEP 01

Blend onions and all the peppers along with some water to make a paste

STEP 02

Separately grind egusi seeds,onion,crayfish and a lit bit of water to make a paste

step 4

STEP 01

Add palm oil in a pan, heat it and add onions,half of the locust bean and fry it for a couple of minutes.

step 6

STEP 01

Now add blend peppers paste,cover it with the lid and cook it for 15 mins with occasional stirring

step 7

STEP 01

Add beef stock, remaining locust beans,and salt as per taste.

step 8

STEP 01

Cover it with the lid and cook for 3 minutes. Now add the egusi paste,little water and cover it again without mixing.

step 10

STEP 01

Cook it at medium flame for 15 minutes. and add dry fish cow meat beef. Once again cover it and cook it for about 5 mins and then add spinach leaves.

step 13

STEP 01

Mix thoroughly and cook it at low flame for 3-5 mins and then serve.