How to cook inyama yentloko

By Faeza
24 November 2016



One whole head of a cow

(without skin)

15 l of water

60 ml of salt


  • Place a big black pot on an open fire and pour in water.
  • Bring water to boiling point and add salt.
  • Place the cow head in the pot and close the pot with a lid.
  • Cook for one and a half to two hours – depending on the age of the cow and the size of the head.
  • When the meat is soft but still firm, lift the head out of the pot and roast it in the oven or on an open fire until the outside is golden brown.
  • Serve on an big wooden plate. (Do not overcook)
  • Slice the meat into pieces and serve.