Bobotie (south african)

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds Ground meat
3 Cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons Oil
1 tablespoon Curry powder (or to taste)
½ teaspoon Turmeric
1 tablespoon Sugar pnh ground cloves & grated nutmeg 1 tbs. chutney
1 teaspoon Tomato sauce
1 tablespoon Finely chopped nuts
1 Egg, beaten with 1/2 cup milk salt & pepper
3 Onions, finely chopped
2 Bay leaves, crushed
3 tablespoons Vinegar
1 teaspoon Ground coriander
½ cup Sultanas
2 slices Bread
1 cup Grated carrots or apples


1 cup milk 2 eggs salt & pepper rind of ½ lemon

Lightly brown onions and garlic in oil, add crushed bay leaves, then add meat & brown. Mix together the vinegar, curry powder, turmeric, sugar, spices, chutney and tomato sauce in large mixing bowl. Add browned meat, sultanas and nuts. Soak bread in water, squeeze well and crumble over meat. Add beaten egg and milk, carrots or apples, mix well and season to taste. Put meat in large casserole dish. Beat egg and milk for topping together, season and pour over meat. Insert pieces of lemon rind all over. Bake in preheated oven at 375 F for 45 minutes or until topping has set. (Serves 8).

From: Earl Shelsby Date: 09-26-94

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