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Melon Seed Soup (Werewere Soup)


How to make Melon Seed Soup ( “Werewere Soup”)
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Health Benefits of Melon Seeds

  • It contains Magnesium which helps regulate muscle and nerve function, has a hand in protein synthesis, and regulates blood sugar levels.
  • It contains Vitamins which helps in the formation of blood cells and bone marrow, conversion of carbohydrates to give you energy, and preventing birth defects.
Melon Seed Soup (Werewere Soup)
Melon Seed Soup (Werewere Soup)
Melon Seed Soup (Werewere Soup)

Delicious Melon Seed Soup ( “Werewere Soup”)

Melon Seed Soup delicious and a great substitute of Groundnut Soup. Your evening meal just got excited!!!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 43 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 4
Calories 120 kcal


  • 1 cup melon seed( werewere)
  • Dry fish
  • Smoked mackerel( if preferred)
  • Assorted Meat
  • 2 onions
  • 2 fresh tomatoes
  • 2 hot peppers
  • 2 clove of garlic
  • Ginger(quantity of choice)
  • Seasoning powder or cube
  • Salt


  • Roast melon seed(werewere) in a pan under medium heat for 8-10mins
  • Pour cooked seed into blender,add enough water then blend until it’s smooth
  • Use a colander or sieve to strain it to separate the juice from the shells into a saucepan
  • Boil and cook the juice under medium heat for 6 min. Set aside
  • Wash and cut 1onion, garlic, pepper and ginger then blend
  • In a separate saucepan, add meat and season with salt, seasoning cubes then add blended ingredients.
  • Steam meat for 10mins then add tomatoes and 1 onion
  • Pour in cooked melon juice(werewere) extract and boil for 5-10mins
  • Take tomatoes and onion out when soft and blend.
  •  Add it to soup
  • Wash and add your dry fish and smoked mackerel (if preferred), add salt to taste and allow soup to boil for 15mins
  • When you notice oil forming on top, it indicates soup is ready.
  • Serve with Fufu or Rice. Enjoy!!!




  • When you hear a popping sound when roasting melon seed(werewere), it indicates that it is cooked or take one seed and break it. A lightly brown color on the inside indicates that its cooked.
  • You can add more water to the shells to blend again until no shells are left.


Calories: 120kcal
Keyword melon soup, werewere
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