Spoil your family with a traditional South African bobotie for lunch.
Bobotie is always a winner! We show you how to make the most amazing bobotie in a flash. It’s a winning Sunday lunch recipe!
*Serves 4 – 6
- 1 piece of Sasko Everyday/Low GI White Bread
- 250ml milk
- 2tbsp oil
- 2 small onions, chopped
- 2tbsp garlic & ginger paste
- ½tsp salt
- 1tbsp sugar
- 1tsp turmeric
- 1tbsp medium strength curry powder
- 1tbsp garam masala
- 500g mince
- 1tbsp tomato paste
- 2tbsp apricot chutney
- 1tbsp white vinegar
- 60ml raisins (optional)
- 2 eggs
- 3 bay leaves
- Rice and chutney to serve
How to make the bobotie
- Preheat oven to 180°C.
- Soak the bread in the milk.
- Fry the onions in a little bit of oil until translucent (about 5 min).
- Add the garlic and ginger, salt, sugar and all of the spices and fry for a minute or two.
- Add the mince and fry until browned (about 5 – 8min).
- Squeeze the excess milk from the bread (Keep the left over milk aside for later).
- Break the bread apart and add to the mince along with the tomato paste, chutney, vinegar and raisins.
- Simmer for 15 minutes.
- Remove from the stove and transfer to a small oven proof dish.
- Stir together the remaining milk and eggs and pour over the mince.
- Top with Bay leaves and bake in the oven for approx 35 minutes until the topping is set and just browned.
- Serve with rice and chutney.
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