Melon soup is called 'Miyan Gushi' in Hausa, 'Ofe Egusi' in Igbo and 'Efo Elegusi' in Yoruba, it is eaten across many regions in Nigeria.


  • Title: Melon soup
  • 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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