Ewedu is a popular vegetable eaten mostly by the western people of Nigeria. It is called ewedu in Yoruba language. The English name of ewedu is Jute. Ewedu is commonly used in preparing soups that are eaten with amala. It can also be made into a nutritious green smoothie.
The Yoruba people are noted for many things, the majority of which are their natural foods. You cannot attend a Yoruba event without being charmed by their delectable cuisine. What is it that they say about men's stomachs? They say that the path to a man's heart is through his stomach, and believe me when I say that eating any of these Yoruba delicacies would not disappoint you.
Many traditional Nigerian foods are excellent and simple to prepare. Some of these soups have even made it beyond Nigerian boundaries and into foreign markets. Some of the popular Nigerian soups with exceptional health advantages include Ogbono soup, Okra soup, Nkwobi, Ewedu soup, Efo Riro, and Banga Soup.
Nigeria is blessed with different vegetables and fruits which are beneficial to human health. Most of this vegetables are prepared into soups and some are eaten raw depending on its nature and the type of vegetable. Some of the vegetables are draw in nature while others are not, it all depend on the particular vegetable but they all make nice soups and are very nutritious and delicious.
Yoruba is one of the biggest tribe in Nigeria and Africa. Amala and Ewedu shares this same popularity in the west. In fact, Ewedu is the most popular Yoruba soup. The Ewedu broom makes the dish more tasty and unique. Since it's the most popular soup in the west, does it make the tastiest meal you can find in the Yoruba culinary repertoire?
Jute leaves which are commonly called ewedu are commonly consumed by the Yoruba's, they often consume it with yam flour (Amala), eba and some can even eat it with pounded yam. Consuming jute doesn't have any side effects on the human body. Many people consume this leaf because of its sweetness, slippery nature, and the ease they often get in swallowing food with it without knowing the health benefits it provides to their body system.
A post made by popular Instagram influencer, Tunde Ednut has generated a lot of mixed reactions on social media platform, instagram. Tunde Ednut. Tunde Ednut in his post shared a photo which consist of 4 Nigerian delicacies, he then asked his followers to select one of the delicious delicacies they can do without forever.
Yemi Sholade, a Nigerian prominent Actor, has replied to two fans who condemned him for not eating "Amala" with his hands. The actor blasted those people on his Instagram page where he posted a post with the caption "Come and join me, I'm eating Amala and Ewedu".
Jute leaves can be described as a part of the jute plant mostly cultivated in Asia, middle East and other parts of Africa. It can also be called saluyot, lalo or ewedu depending on the region where it's cultivated. Ewedu is commonly consumed in South West but it's benefits are ignorantly known to many individuals.
Nigerian foods are usually spicy and with a nice aroma and delicious taste. We are blessed with abundance of richly flavored soups, stew and sauces and equally plentiful "swallow" foods. As time goes by the world at large will get to know all our delicious dishes in more than 250 ethnic groups.
Image: Ewedu leaves via Google images Jute (Ewedu) leaves, used to prepare the popular ewedu soup that is native to the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria, contain numerous nutrients that the body does not naturally produce. Jute leaves have been longed used as a staple food since ancient times by both Jewish people and Egyptians.
Food is one of the most important gift of nature to man. It is essential for physical growth in stature. Food is also one of the things that differentiate one culture from the other. Different culture with different types of food, like the Igbos in Nigeria have Isi ewu, the Yorubas have Amala and Ewedu, the Hausas have Tuwo chinkafa and so on.
One of nature's greatest gifts is the jute plant. It's a versatile plant with numerous applications that keeps on giving. Jute fibers are widely produced by the Jute plant. Jute bags, rags, and even sacks are made from jute fibers. Jute fibers were also used to make clothing in ancient times.
Have You Heard Of Garri Jollof? See An Easy Way Of Making This Delicacy With Few Ingredients(Photos)
Garri is a natural food that is widely eaten in Nigeria and other Countries. This delicacy is very healthy and nutritious and it can be enjoyed with several soups such as Egusi Soup, Ewedu, Stew and many more. We have several ways of Preparing garri but most people have not heard of Garri Jollof, in this article, I will be showing you an easy way of Preparing this delicacy with few ingredients.
Jute leaf (Ewedu) is used by many people, but few are aware of its health benefits. It can be used in a variety of ways, including soup and smoothies. Jute leaf has a number of health benefits, which are listed below: Loss of weight
Amala or Yam Flour is a type of Flour that is produced by grinding Dried Yams or Unripe Plantain into Powder. This delicacy is very popular in Nigeria and other Countries and it can be enjoyed with several soups such as Egusi Soup, Ewedu, Stew and many more.
Tales from Nigerians who have travelled outside the country have revealed that it is not always very easy to locate places abroad that sell Nigerian local dishes. BBNaija star, Khloe is currently facing this difficulty as she seems to have a craving for one of the local foods of Nigeria.
Abula is a highly, delicious and nutritious indigenous delicacy of the Yorubas.It has gained recognition across the country and is a feature in menus, delicacies at parties and ceremonies. Gbegiri that is the main attraction is a delectable soup made from the notable meal - beans.
Nigeria is a country blessed with many foods and soups. Nigerian soups are very delicious and nutritious which are usually prepared with ingredients that are easy to get in the markets and stores. Some people prefer to go to there villages during festive period so that they can eat mouth watering soups.