Roasted Stuffed Turkey From Colonial Times

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Total Time:
2 hours 45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 - whole small dressed turkey
  • 1/4 cup - vinegar
  • 3 tsp - pepper powder
  • 2 cups - bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp - dried mint powder
  • 2 - eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup - of boiled peas and carrot
  • 1/2 tsp - grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup - oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Roasted Stuffed Turkey From Colonial Times

  • Wash the turkey and rinse the insides well and keep aside.
  • Wash the liver, heart, gizzards and other edible internal parts of the turkey well.
  • Cook all these parts with a little water, salt and pepper powder till soft. Remove and chop into very tiny bits.
  • This is known as the turkey giblets mince.
  • Mix the cooked giblet mince with the eggs, bread crumbs, vinegar, mint powder, lemon rind, salt and the boiled carrots and peas.
  • Now slit the turkey near the neck just above the chest and fill it well with the giblet mince mixture packing it firmly and tightly.
  • When the turkey is stuffed well, closet the opening rub oil well all over the turkey.
  • Place the stuffed turkey in a large ovenproof dish and add sufficient water. Cover with aluminium foil.
  • Bake in a moderate oven for 2 hour till the turkey is tender.
  • Remove the foil and roast for some more time till the turkey turns a lovely golden brown all over.
  • Serve hot or cold with boiled veggies and mashed potatoes and bread.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes