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How to prepare Werewere Soup

How to prepare Werewere Soup

Werewere soup, known internationally as the melon seed soup, is a Ghanaian delicacy which is mostly used as a substitute for groundnut soup.

 

The melon seed is rich in magnesium, and that facilitate and regulate nerve and muscle functions.

Learn How To Prepare Werewere Soup at home with ease.

 

 

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1 cup melon seed( werewere)

Smoked mackerel

1/2 kg Assorted Meat or chicken

2 medium onions

3 fresh tomatoes

2 hot peppers

Salt

2 teaspoon tomato paste

2 clove of garlic

1 inch root Ginger

Seasoning powder or cube

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE WEREWERE  SOUP

Roast melon seed(werewere) in a pan under medium heat for 8-10mins on stove top or oven. A popping sound when roasting melon seed(werewere),  indicates that it is cooked.

Pour cooked seed into blender,add enough water then blend until a smooth consistency is achieved.

Strain blended mixture to separate the juice from the shells using a fine mesh or sieve.

Pour melon juice into a pot and boil for about 10 minutes or until it thickens. Set aside

Wash and peel 1onion, garlic, pepper and ginger. Chop into pieces and blend until smooth

In a separate saucepan, add meat or chicken and season with salt, seasoning cubes then add blended ingredients.

Boil meat under medium heat for about 10 minutes then add fresh tomatoes, tomato paste and 1 onion

Pour in cooked melon juice(werewere) extract and boil for 5-10minutes

Take tomatoes and onion out when soft and blend. Add it to soup

Wash and add smoked mackerel, add salt to taste. Add a moderate amount of water to soup and allow soup to boil until it thickens

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When you notice oil forming on top, it indicates soup is ready.

Serve with Fufu, Banku, Rice or kenkey

 

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How to prepare Werewere Soup

Serves: 2 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 100 calories 5 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup melon seed( werewere)
  • Smoked mackerel
  • 1/2 kg Assorted Meat or chicken
  • 2 medium onions
  • 3 fresh tomatoes
  • 2 hot peppers
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 2 clove of garlic
  • 1 inch root Ginger
  • Seasoning powder or cube

Instructions

  • Roast melon seed(werewere) in a pan under medium heat for 8-10mins on stove top or oven. A popping sound when roasting melon seed(werewere),  indicates that it is cooked.
  • Pour cooked seed into blender,add enough water then blend until a smooth consistency is achieved.
  • Strain blended mixture to separate the juice from the shells using a fine mesh or sieve.
  • Pour melon juice into a pot and boil for about 10 minutes or until it thickens. Set aside
  • Wash and peel 1onion, garlic, pepper and ginger. Chop into pieces and blend until smooth
  • In a separate saucepan, add meat or chicken and season with salt, seasoning cubes then add blended ingredients.
  • Boil meat under medium heat for about 10 minutes then add fresh tomatoes, tomato paste and 1 onion
  • Pour in cooked melon juice(werewere) extract and boil for 5-10minutes
  • Take tomatoes and onion out when soft and blend. Add it to soup
  • Wash and add smoked mackerel, add salt to taste. Add a moderate amount of water to soup and allow soup to boil until it thickens
  • When you notice oil forming on top, it indicates soup is ready.
  • Serve with Fufu, Banku, Rice or kenkey

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