A bowl of Egusi soup on a table mat


The Centenary Project

The Centenary Project
Lagos, Nigeria

Egusi can be prepared with various leafy vegetables including pumpkin leaves, 'efo tete' and 'efo soko'. It is eaten with starchy solids like Amala or Eba.


  • Title: A bowl of Egusi soup on a table mat
  • Date Created: 2019
  • Location Created: Ashake's Kitchen, Maraba, Nasarawa State
  • Region: South West
  • Ingredients: Melon seeds 'Egusi', dry fish, ground crayfish, groundnut oil, palm oil, chopped spinach, ground pepper sauce, stick cubes, salt to taste, fermented locust beans ‘Iru’, dried shrimps, ‘Ede’, precooked meat and fish.
  • Ethnic Group: Yoruba

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