Saturday, 1 October 2016

Nigerian Groundnut Soup

Are you willing to take your taste-bud on a sweet and splendid journey this weekend? Yes or Yes?

If yes, get in here and try this yummy groundnut soup recipe. This soup is filled with wonderful flavors that would want you yearning for more. First time trial and I had no regrets at all.

Ingredients for 6 servings

  • 2 cups of roasted groundnuts
  • 1 cup of pepper, onions and tomatoes blend
  • Assorted meat
  • Beef stock
  • Stock fish, dried fish
  • Handful of Efirin (scent) leaves, thinly sliced
  • Uziza seeds, about quarter cup
  • 2 cooking spoon of palm oil
  • 1 medium sized onions, sliced
  • Seasoning cubes to taste


  • Rinse assorted beef, and boil for about 30 minutes or until beef is tender, be sure to have some stock. Set aside, the beef and the stock
  • Put the nuts in a blender, add water and blend until you have a smooth paste, set aside
  • Blend the uziza seeds (The equipment used to blend dry ingredients, like crayfish)
  • Heat a pot and bleach the palm oil for about a minute, saute the onions and add the groundnut puree and stock. Mix well and allow to boil for about 15 minutes
  • Now add the pepper mix, assorted beef, stock and dried fish, uziza spice blend,season the soup and allow to boil for another 10 -15 minutes. At this point, you can start preparing your swallow or any prefered staple, It's just my little advice to newbies. Th aroma the uziza seed gives this soup is superb
  • After 15 minutes, add the efirin leaves and just steam the soup for additional 3-5 minutes and we're good to go.

Serve hot with any staple of choice.
I had mine with oat meal fufu and it was splendid. My family loved it, dad even asked for more.

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