Add the ground egusi mix well. Prepare the egusi paste.
Add the red palm oil and bitter leaves if it is your choice of vegetable pepper and salt to taste and cook for about 7 minutes.
Gari and egusi soup. Other ingredients include red palm oil african crayfish meats and fish seasoning hot pepper and some form of leafy greens. Set aside as well. I recently went to a nigerian wake keeping.
Add the remaining half onion diced and half of the locust bean. In a cooking pot add the meat and assorted meat chicken or cow skin then season with one sliced onion the chopped garlic thyme leaves curry powder and the bouillon cube. In large pot heat oil over medium high heat for 4 to 5 minutes.
Be sure to keep ball shape. Blend the egusi melon half of the second onion and crayfish together. After the service food was served and one of the dishes was egusi soup with pounded yam or gari.
Step 3 place tomatoes onions and pepper in a blender and blend for about 30 seconds or until smooth. Get a sustainable amount of fine gari and sprinkle it in a bowl containing hot water. Cover the pot with enough water around 2 cups and cook for 30 min or until the meat is almost tender.
Scoop teaspoon size balls of the egusi paste mixture into the stock. Egusi is a melon indigenous to africa. Heat the palm oil in a pan and allow it to melt over medium heat but don t overheat the oil.
Fry the onion in a large saucepan with four tablespoons of the palm oil and four tablespoons of the vegetable oil for 3 5 minutes until the onion is translucent. Egusi soup is a nigerian classic enjoyed in various forms across the country. In a large pot heat the palm oil on medium for a minute and then add the une.
Cover the bowl and pour out the excess hot water. Add beef and saute for 3 to 5 minutes or until brown but not cooked through. After about 25 minutes you will notice the clear egusi oil coming to the surface of the soup.
Egusi soup is a favorite seafood stew served all over western africa but primarily in nigeria with many local variations depending on food availability to the recipe. Here is what egusi looks like. Slowly add the stock and set on low heat to simmer.
Ground egusi or pumpkin seeds is the main ingredient. Blend egusi seeds and onion mixture. How to make egusi soup.
Or simply add hot water to the fine gari till its about the same consistency as eba add finely chopped onions pepper season as you would like and mix for evenness.