The main factor that sets Yoruba style egusi soup apart is the clumps of the egusi itself. Other factors include : Use of pepper base sauce and the presence of Locust beans.
Here is the Nigeria Yoruba style Egusi Soup Recipe
- 1/4 cup Groundnut oil*
- 3 table spoons palm oil
- 1 cup egusi
- 1 cup chopped spinach
- 1/2 cup pepper sauce
- 2 Bouillon cubes (Maggi)
- 1 Tablespoon Crayfish
- 1 teaspoon salt (to taste)
- 1 teaspoon locust beans
- 1/4 cup Ede (Dried shrimps) (Optional)
- Precooked meat and fish of choice
Serve your egusi with Amala, Eba, White rice or pounded Yam. Enjoy!!!