Gbegiri Soup: This will help to know Better.


Gbegiri is soup made from beans, Gbegiri Soup is a Yoruba (Western Nigerian) soup prepared with beans.It a plus when combined with other Nigeria soup like Ewedu Soup and meat from your Beef & Chicken Stew. This is a common practice in Ibadan,  one of the largest city in Africa situated in Nigeria.

Gbegiri soup
Gbegiri Soup with Ewedu Soup

1/2 cup of beans

Red Oil

Stock (Dry) Fish




Grounded Crayfish

Dry Pepper

Blended pepper and Tomato


Soak the beans in some hot water; this makes it easier for the back of the beans to come off

Wash the beans until it is completely clean.

Put it in a pan and allow to boil for an hour and 30 minutes or until it is completely soft and mushy.

In another pot, boil your meat and add the necessary seasoning.

Using a sieve, extract the liquified beans. Use a spoon as this is easier, and it will help remove all the water completely.

Transfer the extraction into a clean pot and add the red oil, a little blended pepper, and dry pepper.

Allow to boil for 3-5 minutes, then add the meat stock.

Season to taste

Add the dry fish( ensure you soak the dry fish in some hot salted water before using it)  and the cray fish.

Allow to boil on low heat for 10 minutes.

You can serve with ewedu (jute leaves) and pounded yam or amala.

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