Our Egusi is sourced from local farmers who cultivate the finest melon seeds, ensuring a rich and authentic flavor in every scoop. Rich in vitamins and healthy minerals, Egusi is a widely cooked food in the Eastern parts of Nigeria and is remarkable for its delicious taste and health benefits.
- It is rich in vitamin A for healthy bones
- It helps in prevention of diabetes
- It prevents bacterial infections
- Good source of Antioxidants
- Contains Potassium and Calcium
- It improves appetite and digestion
Egusi is made of protein-rich seeds of certain cucurbitaceous plants (squash, melon, gourd)
Dried Egusi is often used as a base for soups and stews, providing a thick, nutty flavor to the dishes. One common dish is Egusi soup. To prepare this soup, grind the dried egusi seeds into a powder and mix it with palm oil, meat or fish, and various vegetables. You can add ground crayfish, pepper, and seasoning to enhance the flavor. Serve with fufu, garri, pounded yam, rice, etc.
You can also use dried egusi to prepare Egusi stew, Egusi and vegetables, egusi sauce, etc. Feel free to experiment with different combinations and adjust the seasoning to suit your taste.