Gbegiri is one delicacy that needs no introduction to my Ibadan people! This Gbegiri soup (beans soup) right here is the truth! Gbegiri is made from beans. It is easy to make, healthy and delicious. It is mostly served with Ewedu soup and stew with amala to make a dish called abula (Abula is simply the combination of amala, ewedu, gbegiri and stew). Gbegiri is food of Ibadan people and that is reason why i said it needs no introduction to them.
HOW TO COOK GBEGIRI
There are two methods i use in preparing Gbegiri soup:
1) Make Gbegiri with blender and
2) Make Gbegiri without blender.
For this recipe, tools you will need include blender or Ijabe (cooking broom), pot, cooking spoon.
1 cup brown or black eyed beans
2 tablespoon palmoil
1 tablespoon locustbeans – Iru
1 tablespoon Cayenne pepper
HOW TO COOK GBEGIRI SOUP
Peel the beans.
Put the beans in a pot or pressure cooker, add water and cook till very soft.
If you do not have a have pressure cooker, you can cook the beans with the regular pot but the cooking time will take longer as the beans has to be cooked till very soft