Do you know you can make your own pepper soup spice mix from the sratch, instead of buying the ready made one why not try and make the fresh one yourself. All you need to do is to get the following ingredients and follow the steps below…..
-6 to 8 pieces calabash Nutmeg
-8 pieces Negro pepper (Uda seeds)
-1 tablespoonful seeds of Aligator pepper (Atariko/Ulima
this makes about 3 tablespoonful pepper soup spice mix
Note: some people add dried ginger roots and cubeb
peppers(uziza seeds) to their mix, so feel free to add a little if
you want to.
+First roast the Calabash Nutmeg on a frying pan until it
begins to turn dark brown and you can smell its lovely aroma.
Gently peel off the outer skin and take out the seed inside
+Now, combine the calabash nutmeg, Negro pepper (Uda
seeds) and Aligator pepper(Atariko/Ulima seeds) in a
blender, and grind to a fine powder.
+Pour into an airtight container and store in a dry place. This
pepper soup spice mix keeps for up to a year if stored
Now you have Your Homemade Pepper soup Spice, for use
in any Nigerian Pepper soup recipe.