Bobotie
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Tasteful Bobotie Recipe

Try this traditional South African mince bake which is lightly curried and topped with a creamy savoury custard.
Bobotie
Prep Time : 0:15 | Cook Time : 1:05 | Total Time : 1:20 | Serving : 4 person.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 30g unsalted butter

  • 2 onions, finely chopped

  • 1 apple, peeled, diced

  • 1kg beef mince

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs

  • 2 tablespoons mild curry powder

  • 1/2 cup raisins

  • 2 tablespoons toasted slivered almonds

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk

  • 6 bay leaves

Method

  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 170°C.

  • Step 2

    Heat oil and butter in a pan over medium heat, add onion and cook for 2-3 minutes or until soft. Add apple and cook for 2 minutes. Add mince and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes until meat is browned. Stir in 1 egg, breadcrumbs, curry powder, raisins, almonds and lemon juice. Season, pour into a 20 x 30cm baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Beat together remaining egg, turmeric and milk. Remove dish from oven, discard foil, and pour egg mixture over top. Lay bay leaves down centre and bake for a further 15 minutes or until golden.

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