Thursday, 2 May 2013

Goan Recipes

Goan Recipes

Goan Tongue Roast / Ox Tongue Roast

Posted: 02 May 2013 01:11 AM PDT

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One of the most delicious goan delicacies is the ox tongue, not just the flavour, but the texture and feel of the meat as well leaves one craving for more. The goan tongue roast definitely is in my books for any occasion or just for a family treat, go ahead and enjoy the goodness of this dish!

Tongue Roast Masala Ingredients:

tongue roast masala

1 Onion of Garlic
1 1/2 Inch Ginger
8 - 10 Peppercorns
6 - 8 Cloves
2 Inch Piece Cinnamon
1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds

Tongue Roast Main Ingredients:

ox tongue

1 Tongue
2 Table Spoons Vinegar or 1 Sour lime

While frying -

2-3 Broken Red Chillies
Half cut onion
2 Teaspoons Sugar to be Caramalised


Clean the tongue, salt it and keep it aside

salt tongue and keep aside

Grind all the masala ingredients shown above, you don't need to do it in a pounder, we had no electricity at that time so hand ground the tongue roast masala.

roast masala ingredients

pound the tongue roast spices

Now that your masala is ground, time to spice up that tongue.

ready roast masala

Apply some vinegar on the tongue and then get ready to rub in the masala.

add vinegar to the tongue

Apply the masala evenly on the tongue, don't forget to turn it over and rub the masala onto the other side as well and now its patience.

rub masala on the tongue

We want the masala to get into the meat so we need to set it aside for 4 to 5 hours with a weight on it.

store with weight

After the marination is done and your ready to cook the tongue, heat some oil in a pressure cooker.

heat oil in the cooker

Add the sugar to it and wait till it caramelizes.

add sugar to the oil

Once the sugar is caramelized, add the tongue.

when sugar caramilizes add the tongue

Add the broken chillies and continue to fry.

add chillies

Then add the onions and continue to fry.

add onions

Turn the tongue over till both sides are fried.

turn the tongues

Then add two glasses of water with any remaining masala

Then pressure cook for 45 minutes, post that open the pressure cooker.

open pressure cooker

Slice the tongue and then cook it again in the gravy

slice the tongues

If there is extra water then boil it down,

cook in gravy

Post that your tongue should be ready :) This is as you will soon discover a delicacy, mouth watering and definitely loved by anyone who is willing to eat it. If you like our recipes, be kind enough to help spread and share them this motivates us to do more :)

goan tongue roast

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