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Pounded Yam And Egusi Soup Recipe

Pounded Yam And Egusi Soup Recipe

Pounded Yam and Egusi soup is a traditional dish of Nigeria and very popular in other countries as Nigerian cuisine. This is very delicious and healthy food and usually it is served with “Jambo”, Jambo is a special type of bread in West Africa. This special bread cooked in sesame and peanut oil. Because of its organic ingredients this dish have many healthy nutrition’s and minerals which making this food very healthy. This meal also contain rich protein that make your body muscles strong.

There are two parts of this dish one is Pounded Yam and second one is Egusi Soup. For making Pounded Yam we need cassava flour, ground yam, dried fish, palm oil, egusi seeds ,onion, garlic and some spices. In Egusi Soup we will use groud melon seed, ground beans, tomatoes, onion, vegetable oil and salt.

If you are searching best recipe of Pounded Yam and Egusi Soup then you are on right place, we are sharing here best and original recipe for Pounded Yam and Egusi soup. We get this traditional recipe from a Nigerian family and they make it mostly on their special occasion. If you want to taste a new healthy and good soup, you should must try this.

How To Make Pounded Yam and Egusi Soup

This is very simple and easy recipe of Pounded Yam and Egusi Soup, You just need some basic ingredients for making it perfect. You can ready it at home in very minimal time like in just 30 minutes. So original Pounded Yam and Egusi soup recipe is here, let’s start with us.

Ingredients For Pounded Yam and Egusi Soup

  • Tuber yam = 1 Medium Size
  • Sliced Onion = 1 Medium Size
  • Maggi Cubes = 2 pieces
  • Boneless chicken  = 1 lb (small cut)
  • Grinded Egusi = 1 Tin
  • Frozen Spinach thawed = 300 g
  • Chile peppers = 2 fresh
  • Palm oil = 1/2 Cup
  • Vegetable oil = 1 Cup
  • Dried fish = 1/2 tin
  • Cary Fish = 1/2 tin
  • Dried shrimp = 1/3 ten
  • Salt ( as per taste)

Instructions for Pounded Yam

Step 1

Peel off Yams and cut into small pieces, now boil Yams pieces for 20 to 25 minutes until become very soft.

Step 2

Now we will make paste of boil yams with blender. Blend boil yams in a blender for 30 to 50 seconds and make a smooth paste.

Step 3

Make any shape of yams paste as you like, its ready to serve with soup.

Instructions for Egusi Soup

Step 1

Take a medium size pot and add chicken pieces and dried fish, then add 2 Maggi cubes, 1 onion and some salt to taste. Now add half cup of water and boil these all things for 10 minutes.

Step 2

After boiling on high heat, turn the head down and simmer for 15 minutes more.

Step 3

Now blend chili peppers and remaining onion Add in ready chicken mixture and cook chicken mixture for more 10 minutes. chicken should be fully tender.

Step 4

In blender add dried shrimps, cray fish and grinded Egusi and make powder of these all things. and this powder in chicken mixture and cook more for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Squeeze the excess liquid from the spinach and add in mixture with oil and reaming magi’s and 1/2 cup water. cook more for 15 minutes.

Your Egusi Soup is ready to serve with Pounded Yam. Enjoy..

Pounded Yam And Egusi Soup Recipe

Pounded Yam And Egusi Soup Recipe

There are two parts of this dish one is Pounded Yam and second one is Egusi Soup. For making Pounded Yam we need cassava flour, ground yam, dried fish, palm oil, egusi seeds ,onion, garlic and some spices. 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Nigerian
Servings 5
Calories 340 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Tuber yam Medium Size
  • 1 Sliced Onion Medium Size
  • 2 Pcs Maggi Cubes
  • 1 lb Boneless chicken
  • 1 tin Grinded Egusi 
  • 300 gram Frozen Spinach thawed
  • 2 Chile peppers 
  • 1/2 Cup Palm oil
  • 1 Cup Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tin Dried fish
  • 1/2 tin Cary Fish
  • 1/3 tin Dried shrimp
  • Salt ( as per taste)

Instructions
 

Instructions for Pounded Yam

  • Peel off Yams and cut into small pieces, now boil Yams pieces for 20 to 25 minutes until become very soft.
  • Now we will make paste of boil yams with blender. Blend boil yams in a blender for 30 to 50 seconds and make a smooth paste.
  • Make any shape of yams paste as you like, its ready to serve with soup.

Instructions for Egusi Soup

  • Take a medium size pot and add chicken pieces and dried fish, then add 2 Maggi cubes, 1 onion and some salt to taste. Now add half cup of water and boil these all things for 10 minutes.
  • After boiling on high heat, turn the head down and simmer for 15 minutes more.
  • Now blend chili peppers and remaining onion Add in ready chicken mixture and cook chicken mixture for more 10 minutes. chicken should be fully tender.
  • In blender add dried shrimps, cray fish and grinded Egusi and make powder of these all things. and this powder in chicken mixture and cook more for 10 minutes.
  • Squeeze the excess liquid from the spinach and add in mixture with oil and reaming magi’s and 1/2 cup water. cook more for 15 minutes.
  • Your Egusi Soup is ready to serve with Pounded Yam. Enjoy..
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