How to Cook Efo Elegusi with Assorted Meat

Bayo Ajibola

Egusi soup .i.e. mixed vegetable is cooked with melon seed and prepared by most Nigerian tribes. known as ‘Miyan Gushi” in Hausa language,”Ófe Egusi” in Ibo and “Efo Elegusi” in Yoruba language. Generally, and quite notably, Egusi soup is eaten often by Ijeshas and Ekiti people for its nutritional value and fabulous taste.

To cook a pot of Egusi soup that is tasty and nutritional, you need the following ingredients. they are;


  1. Ground Melon-           3cups
  2. Ground pepper

– tomatoes(7pcs)

– bell pepper(8pcs)

-chilli pepper(25pcs)

  1. Onions-           6pcs
  2. Pumpkin Leaves(Ugwu)-           1bunch
  3. Scent leaves- 10 leaves
  4. Cow meat
  5. Goat meat(any desired protein .e.g. chicken, snail.e.t.c.
  6. Palm oil
  7. Seasoning cubes
  8. Salt
  9. Stock fish
  10. Cameron pepper
  11. Locust beans

Follow our indepth video on directions for cooking mixed vegetable.

Thank you.

Comments to How to Cook Efo Elegusi with Assorted Meat

  • Looks yummy

    Julie July 9, 2016 7:24 pm
  • Yummy. I love this

    Sunday Esther July 9, 2016 7:42 pm
  • Please naija parents update us on how to make delicious tomatoes stew

    Julie July 9, 2016 7:57 pm
  • Wow…. I’m salivating already, I love efo elegusi with Pounded yam

    yettyzz July 9, 2016 8:51 pm
  • More of this naija parents

    Julie July 10, 2016 9:51 am
  • O boy… ? This really look yumicious. I must give it a shot
    Thanks Naijaparents

    Benny July 13, 2016 7:27 am
  • I’m definitely gonna give this a trial

    Beautyy July 17, 2016 11:42 am
  • Oh my, oh my. My favourite soup
    Love this piece. Would try it myself

    Benny July 19, 2016 7:48 am
  • Yummilicious meal

    Unique July 30, 2016 11:04 am
  • Nice menu. Thank you NaijaParents

    Unique July 30, 2016 11:05 am

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