Pepper Soup Spice Mix Powder – 100g TUB OMOLUABI
Pepper soup spice mix powder is a flavorful blend of spices commonly used in Nigerian and West African cuisine to prepare pepper soup. Pepper soup is a spicy and aromatic soup known for its rich, warming, and peppery flavors. It is often made with various types of meat, fish, or poultry, along with a mix of vegetables and herbs.
Typical pepper soup spice mix powder may include some or all of the following ingredients:
- Ground Pepper: This is the key ingredient that gives pepper soup its characteristic spicy flavor. Usually, a combination of dried chili peppers, such as Scotch bonnet or habanero, is used.
- Ehuru (African Nutmeg): Also known as calabash nutmeg, this spice adds a unique and slightly nutty flavor to the soup.
- Uda Seeds (Negro Pepper): Uda seeds have a slightly bitter taste and contribute to the distinctive flavor of pepper soup.
- Uziza Seeds or Leaves: Uziza is a West African spice known for its peppery taste and aroma. The seeds or leaves can be used in the spice mix.
- Alligator Pepper: These seeds are pungent and aromatic, adding depth to the overall flavor.
- Ginger: Ground ginger adds a warm and zesty element to the spice mix.
- Garlic: Dried garlic granules or powder enhance the overall flavor profile.
- Onion Powder: This provides a subtle onion flavor to the soup.
- African Locust Bean (Iru/Dawadawa) (optional): This is a fermented bean that adds a unique umami flavor to the soup.