Egusi is the seed obtained from Citrullus lantus (Egusi Melon), the biological ancestor of the watermelon as we know it today. This melon has its root in West Africa and unlike the juicy, red and sweet water melon we all know, this is pale yellow or green on the inside and quite bitter. This melon is therefore grown mainly for its seeds which is grounded into a flour and used in making Egusi Soup. It is rich in protein (30-40%), fat and vitamins A, B1, B2 and C. The addition of spinach or other vegetables makes this soup an even better choice. Perfect with your favourite side dish 😉 Available in all Tasty branches!