15 Aug

Egusi Soup

Egusi soup is unarguably the most popular soup in Nigeria, West Africa. Rich in protein and vitamins from the popular Palm Oil, egusi soup comes in varieties that cut across culture and traditions. So popular is Nigerian egusi soup that in a recent poll conducted by CNN, Pounded Yam and egusi soup was voted as the national food of Nigeria. Most Nigerian egusi soup recipes are made using melon seeds, palm oil, vegetables (bitter leaf or any other of your choice) and other condiments. Egusi soup is best enjoyed with pounded yam, eba, some/wheat or amala. It can also be used as a sauce for GROUND RICE.

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