How to make Ewedu soup
• Prep time: 15 minutes
• Cook time: 15 minutes
• Total time: 30 minutes
• Region: Western Nigeria
Things you’d need
• Ijabe (Traditional broom whisk) Or Blender
Step 1; Pluck the ewedu leaves from the stem. Rinse the plucked leaves in clean water – Set Aside.
Step 2: In a small pot, add the water and potash and leave to heat up. Once the water starts to boil, add the ewedu leaves and leave to cook for about 7 minutes. Turn off the burner and mash with the broom. Alternatively if you don’t have the broom, leave the boiled ewedu to cool a little then pour it into a blender and blend.
Step 3: Pour the ewedu back into the pot and turn the burner to the lowest. Add the salt, crayfish and locust beans. leave it to simmer for 3-5 minutes.
Turn of the burner and serve alongside stew or gbegiri and amala
|Eating ewedu soup (green) with buka stew and sharki “Tripe”|