Egusi Pudding - highly addictive savory bites made with African egusi seeds and chunks of protein and spices. Makes a wonderful snack bites or as side dish.
Servings 5 -6
- 1 cup dried fish
- ½ pound beef boiled (cut in bite size) , reserve about 1 ½ cup broth
- 2 cups ground egusi
- 1/3 ground Cray fish
- 1 small scotch bonnet pepper minced or 1 teaspoon dried pepper
- 1-2 bouillon cube or Maggie
- Salt as needed
Boil beef with salt, pepper and some chopped onions in a medium pot until tender. You can add the smoked fish depending on its texture. . Reserve the stock for later use.
Add the stock and meat, fish, crayfish, pepper to the egusi. Mix well, until fully combine. Adjust for salt add more if needed.
Place egusi mixture into prepared baking cups. Cover with mixture until about three quarters full. Gently place ramekins pans to the large baking pan.
Bring the water (to place in the large baking dish) to a light simmer on top of the stove; carefully pour hot water into the baking pan to come halfway up the sides of the ramekins cups.
Cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees for about an hour. Let it rest for about 10 minutes or more before removing aluminum foil.
Carefully remove aluminum foil with an oven mitten.
Let egusi pudding rest for about 10 minutes or more before serving.
Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 450mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 3.4mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 3.6mg