Lovely recipe for South African Bobotie – wholesome and delicious
15 ml olive oil
3 onions, finely chopped
2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1 kg ground beef mince
4 teaspoons curry powder
1 teaspoon turmeric
2 teaspoons salt
black pepper to season
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons fine apricot jam
½ cup of chutney
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons tomato sauce
2 slices of white bread, soaked in milk
500 ml milk
salt and black pepper
2-3 bay leaves
First off, in a large saucepan, heat the olive oil and saute the onion and garlic.
Add the beef mince and brown – you can add ½ cup of water to help with the browning of the meat. This will take about 10 minutes.
In a mixing bowl combine the curry powder, turmeric, salt, black pepper, lemon juice, jam, chutney, sugar, tomato sauce and soaked bread. Mix until combined.
Add the sauce to the browned meat, and simmer for 30 minutes, mixing through regularly.
Transfer the meat to an oven safe baking dish.
In a mixing bowl – combine the eggs, milk and seasoning. Gently pour the egg mixture over the meat and add the bay leaves.
Bake for 30 – 40 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius until the egg has set.
Serve with yellow rice, sweet pumpkin and green bean mash.
Recipe provided by Anina’s Recipes – a food blog by Anina Meyer.