Ehuru, also known as African nutmeg, Calabash nutmeg or Jamaican nutmeg, is a seed used as a spice for its fragrant / aromatic properties.
Ehuru comes in a hard shell that contains the seed and is added to traditional soups and dishes. When cooking bear in mind that Ehuru has a strong flavor so a little goes a long way, you want to add just enough to compliment the other flavors, not overpower them
It’s also been used in baking. Ehuru is used for its highly fragrant/aromatic properties. The seeds contain some essential oils which are responsible for its aroma and fragrance. Ehuru is also used in traditional West African medicine.