Tuesday, 15 December 2015

How To Prepare Isi Ewu (Ngwo Ngwo) ,Step by Step Guide

Isi Ewu (Ngwo Ngwo)

Isi Ewu also known as goat head soup or spiced goat’s head is a traditional eastern Nigeria dish that is made with a goat’s head. It is also referred to as Ngwo Ngwo.

1 goat (head and legs only)
3 fresh chillie pepper
2 onions
1 clove garlic
1tsp peppersoup seasoning
8 fresh tomatoes
3tbs lemon juice
4tsp tomoto puree
200ml palm oil
1 litre meat stock or water
I sliced onion
Chopped wild mint
Salt to taste

Materials Needed
Cooking pot

Method of Preparation
Step 1:
Singe the hairs off the head and legs of the goat

Step 2:
Scrape and singe alternatively until all the airs are off

Step 3:
Burn the hoofs and horns, peel them off with the point of a heavy knife

Step 4:
Wash the head and legs thoroughly with soap and a rough sponge or brush

Step 5:
Chop into small pieces with a sharp cleaver and rinse thoroughly

Step 6:
Pour over the lemon juice and mix in

Step 7:
Leave to rest for 15 minutes

Step 8:
Grind together the onions, garlic, chillies and tomatoes

Step 9:
Place meat in a large pot, add the sliced onions, chillies, stock and 

Step 10:
Cover and cook for 45 minutes

Step 11:
Check and stir frequently

Step 12:
Finally add the grind chillies, tomatoes, palm oil, onions and wild mint

Step 13:
Bring to the boil and simmer gently for 30-40 minutes until meat is tender

Step 14:
Adjust seasoning and serve in traditional earthenware dishes garnish with chopped mint

Your Isi Ewu is now ready. Serve hot and enjoy!


  1. Nice as always...Isi ewu is one of my favorite.Happy New year darling beeholar.

  2. Nice as always...Isi ewu is one of my favorite.Happy New year darling beeholar.

  3. I kept coming back because I can't have enough of your tips. Nice one again

  4. Goat head make sense die. You made preparing it so easy. Thanks

  5. This is so nice