Pounded yam with ugu/egusi soup. Ingredients needed for making pounded Yam. Yam – The type of Yam we use is commonly referred to as puna yam, true yam or African yam. Peel, wash and boil yam till its well cooked, pound, mold into balls and set aside.
Look for the seeds in African or International grocery stores. Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, can be substituted and are available in Latin American grocery stores. In a recent video shared on Zion's official Instagram page, he was seen eating the popular Nigerian delicacy, Pounded yam and Egusi soup with his dad. You can have Pounded yam with ugu/egusi soup using 5 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Pounded yam with ugu/egusi soup
- It’s of Yam, water.
- You need of Egusi, ugu.
- Prepare of Beaf, chicken, cat fish, pomo, cray fish.
- Prepare of Pepper, scotch bonnet, onion,.
- You need of Salt, Maggi, seasoning, palm oil.
Fans trooped to his comment section to commend the singer for exposing his son to the Yoruba culture while others have gushed over Zion's. Melon soup also known as egusi soup is a popular soup recipe in the Western part of Africa. This soup is best served with pounded yam, fufu or eba. Egusi soup and pounded yam is such a mouthwatering and appetising dish to behold.
Pounded yam with ugu/egusi soup instructions
- Peel yam, wash pour it into a pot and set the pot on fire to be boiled/cook.
- Wash ur motor and pistol if the yam is well cooked then gradually be dropping the yam one after the other and be pounding it, pound it very well and make any shape of your own choice.
- Set another separate pot on fire be boiling your beef, cat fish, chicken, komo/pomo one after the other with the help of ginger, garlic, salt, seasoning, when it's well boiled keep it aside.
- Wash and grand your red pepper, scotch bonnet set your pot on fire then pour your diced onions and your granded pepper the quantity you want and fry it very well.
- In the same pot be adding your granded egusi with crafish be staring it for some minite then you add some water into it.
- Add Maggi, salt, and some seasoning to taste fantastic.
- After deep boiled of the ingredients then you start adding your ugu leaf and stir it and leave it for some time to be cook.
- Then turn of the light and serve.
Egusi soup is unarguably the most popular Nigerian soup. In my few years as a food blogger and Nigerian food lover, I have learned that different recipes exist across different Nigerian ethnic groups. The Yorubas make efo elegusi while the Igbos make ofe egusi, all with similar ingredients but with. There's nothing quite like egusi soup. Almost every family has their own variation of this truly Nigerian dish – try ours for a guaranteed winner!