Baked Camel

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“I discovered this recipe at It differs from the one posted by Mirj, so I'm submitting it here as in my opinion one can never have too many camel recipes. I have definitely NOT adjusted this one to suit my family's tastes! Yield amount was not given, but I'm guessing an entire subdivision. I'm estimating on preparation time as I have no idea how long it takes to scale 1 carp, let alone 20; pit-digging is also not included in preparation time.”
1 camel

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 large camel
  • 2 large lamb
  • 4 large turkey
  • 20 large carp
  • 200 medium seagull eggs
  • 400 large dates
  • banana leaf, as needed


  1. Cook the eggs, peel them.
  2. Scale the carps.
  3. Fill the carps with the dates and the eggs. Fill the turkeys with the carps.
  4. Fill the sheep with the turkeys.
  5. Fill the camel with the sheep.
  6. Dig a large pit.
  7. Place about 500 kilos of charcoal in the pit and light them.
  8. Wrap the camel in the banana-leafs and place in the pit.
  9. Cover with earth and bake for two days.
  10. Serve with rice.

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