Native to Africa, these protein rich melon seeds is packed with nutrients and is popular in West African cooking. Prized for it’s thickening qualities for savory West African stews, it lends a distinctive and delicious nutty flavor to any dish it is added to Our Egusi seeds are carefully selected and processed to the highest standard to bring you the best
- It is made up of 30 – 40 % protein, and about the same proportion of oil. The oil is cholesterol free.
- Egusi has very high nutritional value. It is rich in protein, fat and vitamins A, B1, B2 and C. In terms of vitamins, it contains alpha-tocopherol, a component of vitamin E.
- It also contains palmitic, stearic, linoleic and oleic acids and very small amount of carbohydrate and calcium.