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Tongue cooked in spice – a Recipe from the Bizarre North East Africa

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Yemilas T’ibs - Tongue cooked in spice Yemilas T’ibs is additional variety of cooked meat well equipped merely on special occasions. It is served with awaze and injera.

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frying pan
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Elements of Yemilas T’ibs – Tongue cooked in spice:
1 Ib tongue
1 cup onions (chopped)
½ cup butter (spiced)
¼ tsp cardamon
¼ tsp black pepper
½ Tbsp garlic (mashed)
¼ tsp ginger
6 cups water

How to prepare Yemilas T’ibs – Tongue cooked in spice
Wash and scrap tongue and boil in 6 cups of water. When tender, get rid of the tongue and peel. Slice the tongue into ½ inch thin. Set aside.
In a frying pan cook onions. Add butter and the spices – and mix well. Add the tongue one through one and cook for 6-10 minutes. When tongue is cooked contribute salt to taste. Serve hot. Makes about 4-5 servings.

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