Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Snake & Eggs

Yarali Ida (Fried Eggs)

  Fry in boiling ghee two sliced onions.  When light brown put them to the one side, and fry six eggs on both sides, sprinkling tops and bottoms with a mixture of half a teaspoonful of turmeric, half a teaspoonful of coriander, quarter of a teaspoonful of ginger, a quarter of a teaspoonful of red large chilies, and a teaspoonful of salt, all ground and carefully mixed.  Trim off the ragged edges and eat with bread &c.

From:  Twenty-Two Authentic Banquets From India, compiled by Robert H. Christie, New York, Dover Publications, 1975.

Elachistodon westermanni (The Indian egg-eating snake)

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