Food & Drink

Sunday Lunch from around the world - South African Bobotie

South African BobotieIngredients:-

500 g beef, minced

2 eggs

2 slices stale white bread with the crusts removed


1 onion, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons cooking oil

2 tablespoons hot water

2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 teaspoons curry powder

1⁄2 teaspoon ground cloves

1 teaspoon crushed garlic

1 teaspoon turmeric

1⁄2 teaspoon salt


1 egg, lightly beaten

1⁄2 cup milk

Bay leaves


(1) Pre heat oven to 160°C.

(2) Soak bread in water for around 10 minutes, remove and squeeze excess water and tear into small pieces.

(3) Add 2 eggs to a large bowl and whisk. Add mince and mix to combine. Set aside.

(4) In a large frying pan, heat oil and fry onion until golden in colour.

(5) Add onion mixture to mince along with crumbled bread, hot water, sugar, lemon juice, curry powder, cloves, garlic, turmeric and salt. Mix to combine all ingredients.

(6) Spoon mixture into a greased, oven proof dish and cook in oven uncovered for 40 minutes, remove from oven.

(7) Combine topping ingredients and pour over bobotie. Place back in oven and cook for another 10 minutes. Or until topping is set.


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