How to cook Egusi soup and make it delicious?

How to cook Egusi soup and make it delicious?

When was the last time you treated yourself to a sumptuous, mouth-watering food without visiting a posh restaurant? You really cannot recall this. With our simple and easy how to cook Egusi soup guide, this question will be a thing of the past. Furthermore our recipe is all made up of readily accessible ingredients around Ghana. What are you waiting for? Put on your cooking gears and let us teach you how to prepare one of the best meal you will ever have in 2018; the Egusi soup without vegetable.

how to cook egusi soup

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The Egusi soup without vegetables is one the easiest dinner recipes with great nutritional and health values. This delicacy is popular among the Ghanaians and is prepared from the melon seeds which can be eaten by anyone. The Egusi soup without vegetable is easy to prepare and will leave you licking your finger once it is ready. The following procedure shows how to cook Egusi soup without vegetable:

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  • Boil meat in order to get stock
  • Add some little water to the mixture while stirring
  • To the mixture, add the ground melon seeds and mix to obtain a paste which will be set aside.
  • Add a pinch of salt to the paste while mixing and fry for a few minutes
  • Remove the paste from source of heat, mix with a spoon and let it cool for 2 minutes
  • Add fish, meat stock, meat or pomo
  • Mix it and leave the for some few minutes to simmer which will be ready

How to prepare Egusi soup with chicken

how to prepare egusi soup with chicken

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The following instructions will help you to understand how to prepare Egusi soup with chicken:

  • Before the Egusi soup is prepared, the chicken meat will need to be prepared by cutting it into smaller pieces, add 1 cube of Knor and season with ½ an onion
  • The next step is to add some water for boiling the chicken
  • Boil the chicken up to 10 to 15 minutes till chicken is tender and set aside.
  • To prepare the Egusi soup, introduce a mixture of ground Egusi into 1/2 a cup of water
  • Add pepper, 1/2 of the remaining onion and blend tomatoes into Egusi solution and set aside for a few minutes
  • Add palm oil into a new pot and heat lightly
  • Introduce tomato paste into the heated oil and stir for about 3 to 5 minutes
  • Add Egusi mixture into heated oil and stir to ensure uniformity of the paste
  • Leave the paste for a moment to allow it to fry
  • Add some dried cray fish, remainder of 1 knor cube and stir
  • Add a little bit of water into the solution and let the solution cook for 5 minutes. Add boiled chicken and let the mixture simmer for a 2-5 minutes by turning down the heat
  • Carefully wash and add finely sliced ugwu leaves to the solution. Stir and allow to simmer for 5 minutes to ensure ugwu vegetable is softened.
  • Serve with eba, fufu or pounded yam

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How to cook Egusi soup with tin tomatoes

how to cook egusi soup with tin tomatoes

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Equsi soup can be cooked with tin tomatoes. The following procedure can be followed in order to understand how to cook Egusi soup with tin tomatoes

Before the cooking can set to take the following preparations can be done:

  • Boil meat as well as stock fish or both in case they are all present.
  • Dry fish with hot water and salt
  • Grind melon seeds, add warm water and create a paste
  • Blend tomatoes separately and set aside
  • Grind crayfish and also set separately

Instructions

  • Add oil in a medium pot and heat until hot, add the blended tomatoes and fry for about 9 to 15 minutes
  • Introduce Egusi, stir mixture for 3 minutes. Allow the mixture to cook for up to 15 minutes while adding stock and water.
  • Add season cubes, crayfish, pepper, dry fish and the cooked meat. Taste the mixture to denote level of saltiness and then allow to cook for 20 minutes or less.
  • Introduce bitter leaf and allow the mixture to simmer for about 5 minutes and then serve.

How to cook Egusi pepper soup

how to cook egusi pepper soup

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Egusi pepper soup is a popular in the Western countries. The soup is delicious and a favorite among the local of the regions as well as other parts of the country. The following steps will help you to know how to cook Egusi pepper soup

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  • Wash meat thoroughly and season the meat with pepper and salt.
  • Steam the meat till it is soft and add either Cray fish or dry fish or both while seasoning.
  • Add more pepper in to the solution as well as little spice
  • Add 3-4 cups of water to the solution of meat stock and continue cooking for not more than 5 minutes
  • To the Egusi, create a paste and add it to the pot while stirring to ensure lumps are not formed
  • Add Okro and sprinkle uziza leaf on the pot
  • Let the solution cook for 3-5 minute
  • The soup is now ready and can be served with pounded yam

How to cook Egusi soup without vegetable

how to cook egusi soup without vegetable

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For the lovers of Egusi soup, Egusi soup can be prepared in a manner of ways which include with pepper, with tin tomatoes, with chicken, with fish and lastly with vegetable. For the lovers of Egusi soup without vegetable, a solution is present on how to cook Egusi soup without vegetable. The following procedure can be followed in order to know how to cook Egusi soup without vegetable.

Egusi soup can be prepared without vegetables as follows:

Boil meat in order to get stock

  • Add some little water to the mixture while stirring
  • To the mixture, add the ground melon seeds and mix to obtain a paste which will be set aside.
  • Add a pinch of salt to the paste while mixing and fry for a few minutes
  • Remove the paste from source of heat, mix with a spoon and let it cool for 2 minutes
  • Add fish, meat stock, meat or pomo
  • Mix it and leave the for some few minutes to simmer which will be ready
  • The cooked equsi soup without vegetable can be served with fufu, semo, pounded yam or amala.

How to cook Egusi soup without palm oil

how to cook egusi soup without palm oil

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Palm oil is a main ingredient in different foods. This is seen in the case of people who use it in Egusi soup. However, in the case of lovers of Egusi soup without palm oil there is a solution on how to cook Egusi soup without palm oil. For the case of lover of Egusi soup with palm oil but have run out of oil, the solution is to learn how to cook Egusi soup without palm oil. For the lovers of Egusi soup with palm oil but are either on diet due to health reasons, doctors’ advice or a change of taste. The following steps will help you to learn how to cook Egusi soup without palm oil:

  • The very first step is to steam the meat and add pepper, salt, seasoning cubes
  • To the meat and other ingredients, add some water and allow to boil for some few minutes
  • To the already washed and prepared stock fish and dried fish, add to the boiled water and allow them to simmer for 3-5 minutes. Set them aside and take another pot.
  • To the new pot, add ground nut oil and ensure it is in the right proportion. For my case, I measure the oil using my finger to ensure it does not exceed what is required.
  • Slice tiny bits of onion and fry
  • Stir the mixture till the onion turn to light yellow
  • Put Egusi and mix till a paste is formed
  • Put crayfish, meat stock and seasoned cubes into a pot and cook for 5-10 minutes
  • Add dry fish and meat stock and all other constituents in one pot
  • Add ugu/spinach and leave till it simmers and then serve.

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How to cook delicious Egusi soup

While there are a number of ways to make Egusi soup that include the south eastern version of Egusi that has Egusi dispersed in the soup and the southwestern version of Egusi having small chunks of Egusi in the soup, the method that we are about to focus will ensure the Egusi soup is not differentiated in any other two methods but arrive at a delicious Egusi soup. Here are a number of steps on how to cook delicious Egusi soup

  • Season the beef, pomo and shaki , add 2 sliced onions and ½ onion, pinches of salt and pepper
  • Steam the mixture till the meat juice is dry which ensures the whole mixture is wells seasoned
  • Add water and boil till the meat is cooked
  • Water can be added to the stock fish depending on how meat is cooked
  • Wash the smoked fish and add to the meat when it is almost cooked as well as shrimp ground crayfish and allow mixture to cook for 8-10 minute
  • Put aside the pot of meat and in a new pot add the dried Egusi and fry
  • After frying for few minutes, leave Egusi to cool
  • Add chopped onion to palm oil and allow frying for 1 minute while stirring, adding blended tomato and peppering mixture. Allow extended frying for 10 minutes
  • Add Egusi and cook for 6 minutes while tasting salt.
  • Add meat into the mixture and cook for 5 minutes and finally add vegetable to mixture. Cook mixture for 3 minutes
  • Serve the soup.

How to prepare Nigerian Egusi soup

how to cook delicious egusi soup

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The following steps will guide you on how to prepare Nigerian Egusi soup

  • Mix onions and Egusi seeds and blend to get Egusi paste
  • Heat palm oil and add une
  • Add stock slowly to mixture and allow tow heat for simmering
  • Add teaspoon size of Egusi paste into the mixture. Ensure the Egusi paste is in ball form
  • Allow mixture to simmer for 20-30 minutes
  • Introduce fish, meat and other bits being used
  • Cut pumpkin leaves and add to mixture
  • Add water leaf and cover pot for 5-10 minutes till leaves are tender
  • Open lid and add bitter leaf. Leave to cook for 7-10 minutes
  • Check seasoning, add salt, stir and allow to simmer for 15-20 minutes before serving.

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With our simple recipe we hope you will be able to treat yourself and your guest to the best meal depending with your preferences.

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