Friday, August 8, 2008

Nigerian Dish -Egusi Soup

Egusi Soup

Meat -1 kg
Fish -1 Large size
Stockfish -1 Medium
Meat -500g
Crayfish -4 tablespoons
Melon (ground) -1 cup
Pepper(ground -2 tablespoons)
onions medium size
achi seeds -2 teaspoons ground
palm oil
seasoning cubes
ukazi leave - 2 hand fulls
salt to taste

Boil Meat season well and salt adding onions for 40 minutes.Wash the stockfish and boil to soften a bit.Clean up the fish and keep aside.
wash the ukazi leaves very well and keep aside.add palm oil to the pot to just cover it and put in onions and your ground egusi.allow to fry for a while.then add water to the pot.add your achi to form a slightly thick paste then add the meat,fish,crayfish,pepper,stockfish and salt allow to simmer for 15 mins,add the ukazi and allow to simmer for 10 mins.put off the fire ans serve hot with fufu,garri ,tuwo or pounded yam.

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