Native to Africa, these protein-rich melon seeds are packed with nutrients and are popular in West African cooking. Prized for its thickening qualities for savory West African stews, it lends a distinctive and delicious nutty flavor to any dish it is added to. Our Egusi seeds are carefully selected and processed to the highest standard to bring you the best.
Egusi seed oil is a good source of natural antioxidants like vitamin E and ß-carotene. Egusi seed is a good source of potassium and calcium, minerals that regulate blood pressure. It is also a rich source of magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and zinc. And just like all plant foods, egusi is naturally cholesterol-free.
Nigerian Egusi Soup is a soup thickened with ground melon seeds and contains leafy and other vegetables. It is one of the most popular soups prepared by most tribes in Nigeria with considerable variation and is often eaten with dishes like Pounded Yams. Prepare it with goat, beef, fish, or shellfish! 16 oz Jar