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South African Bobotie
Traditional South African Dish
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This is just one version - Try your own variation
Serve with savoury rice and Vegetables
Serves 2
Preparation Time 20 minutes
Cooking time in the oven 40 Minutes
300gr beef mince
1 small Onion
2 cloves Garlic
Butter to fry
1 slice of bread
2 dessert spoons mango chutney
2 dessert spoons madras curry paste
3 tablespoons Sultanas
1 teaspoon mixed herbs
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teapoon ground corriander
200 ml Milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon Tumeric
1 large or 2 small bananas
4 bay leaves
Salt and Pepper

Finely chop the onion and fry in the butter until soft
Add the beef mince and crushed Garlic. Fry until browned
Crumb the bread in a grinder and mix into the meat mixture
Traditionally the bread is soaked in water and squeezed to a pulp before adding
Add the herbs, spices, salt & pepper, mix well and cook for a further 5 minutes
Transfer to a oven dish and press down to firm
Top with a layer of thinly sliced bananas
Whisk together the milk, eggs and Tumeric and pour over the bananas
Top with the Bay leaves
Bake in a pre heated oven 200C for 35-40 minutes until golden brown