Salted Tongue

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Total Time:
6 days
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 big ox tongue, cleaned and washed well
  • 1 tsp - saltpetre or lime salt
  • 8 tsp - table salt or powdered salt
  • 3 tsp - sugar
  • 2 tbsp - vinegar

How to Make Salted Tongue

  • Mix the saltpetre/lime salt, table salt, sugar and vinegar together.
  • Rub this mixture on the tongue and prick all over with a fork.
  • Keep in the fridge for 4 or 5 days, turning it over and rubbing it well several times a day.
  • On the 6th day, boil in a suitable vessel with the residue and a little water for about one hour or pressure cook for 35 minutes on low heat.
  • Cool and store and use whenever required.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes