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Gbegiri. Gbegiri soup. How to make gbegiri soup
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Gbegiri is made from beans and it's easy to make. It is mostly served with Ewedu soup and stew with amala to make a dish called abula.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: African, Nigerian
Keyword: beans soup, gbegiri, gbegiri soup, how to make gbegiri, how to make gbegiri soup, how to make gbegiri with blender
Servings: 6
Calories: 0kcal
Author: K's Cuisine
Cost: $5


  • Pressure Cooker or Pot
  • Cooking broom - Ijabe or Blender
  • Sieve - Ajo


  • 1 Cup Brown or black eyed beans
  • 2 tbspn Palm oil
  • 1 tbspn Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp Locust beans
  • 1 Stock cube
  • 1 Salt


  • Peel the beans. Click HERE for the easiest and fastest way to peel beans-(How to peel beans with blender)
  • Put the beans in a pot or pressure cooker, add water and cook till very soft.
  • When beans is cooked, take it off heat. Pour cooked beans in blender and blend till smooth.
  • Pour blended beans back in the pot and put on stove. Add stock cube, locust beans, cayenne pepper, palmoil and salt to taste.
  • Leave to cook for 5 minutes then take off heat.



Best served with Ewedu, buka stew and amala
You can substitute Cayenne pepper for fresh pepper (Scotchbonnet +bell pepper) 
Gbegiri thickens easily which is ok. Add water to get your desired concistency.
Did not count calories for this recipe.


Calories: 0kcal