Thursday, September 21, 2023

How To Prepare Efo Elegusi (Vegetable with Egusi); Video Tutorial

Learn how to make a pot of Efo Elegusi with this recipe

Are you thinking of a great way to spice up your menu? Don’t worry; this efo elegusi is all you need to get your loved ones licking their fingers and looking for more.

Guess what; this soup is straightforward to make and is also expensive, considering you don’t have too much money to make this delicacy.
Below you will find a simple recipe for how to prepare efo elegusi


  •  1 kg of beef
  •  1 head of medium stockfish
  •  1 medium smoked fish
  •  1 medium bunch of Shoko leaves
  •  4 fresh peppers (ground)
  •  4 large fresh tomatoes(ground)
  •  4 big large size tatashe (ground)
  •  1 large onion (ground)
  •  1½ cup Egusi (ground)
  •  2 Maggi cubes
  •  1 little Iru wrap
  •  1½ liters of water
  •  Salt to taste

How to Prepare

  1.  Wash the meat and fish and season with onions, Maggi cubes, salt, and pepper and cook until the water is dry. Add a liter of water and continue cooking.
  2. Pick up, wash, cut shoko leaves and blanch gently, then set aside. Wash and turn the fish over.
  3. Heat palm oil, then add freshly ground tomatoes, onion, pepper, and tatashe. Fry for about 5-10 minutes.
  4. Add stockfish, smoked fish, and water or meat stock. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add ground, Egusi. Cook without stirring for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add water. Continue cooking for 8-10 minutes. Add the Iru, the Maggi cubes, stir and simmer for about 2 minutes and add salt to taste.
  6. Then add the leaves of the shock and simmer for a few more minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and serve with a crushed or crushed pit.

You can also watch this video to help you.

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