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Authentic South African recipe that I had in while in South Africa, Michelle from Stark-Conde was nice enough to provide me with a recipe.
- 2lbs minced mutton or beef
- 2 medium onions
- 1c milk
- 1 slice white bread
- 1T curry powder
- 2 eggs
- 1T sugar
- 2tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2tsp turmeric (borrie spice)
- 1c wine or stock
- 1 lemon
- 3T chutney
- 2 cloves garlic
- 6 almonds (quartered)
- 4 lemon or bay leaves
PreparationPreheat oven to 350 degrees
1. Soak the bread in the milk, squeeze out the excess milk (keep milk). Crumb the bread.
2. Brown meat in a pan and set aside.
3. Fry onions, garlic, curry and tumeric in a pan until soft.
4. Combine meat, onion mixture, chutney, juice of the lemon, bread, salt, pepper and sugar.
5. Pour in wine/stock and allow to simmer for about 10 minutes (for a thicker dish use less of the stock/wine).
Combine 2 beaten eggs with the remaining milk.
6. Pour half of custard mixture into the meat.
7. Transfer the meat mixture to a casserole dish.
8. Place rolled up lemon/bay leaves into the meat mixture
9. Sprinkle top with almonds
10. Pour remaining custard mixture over top, top with a few dabs of butter
Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
Serve the Bobotie with rice (add a little turmeric when cooking the rice) add some raisons to the rice and allow them to swell in the hot rice. Add loads of chutney.
Contributed by Michelle van Eeden