Bobotie – the cheaters version

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Bobotie, a very South African dish
Bobotie, a very South African dish

This is an adapted Bobotie recipe, it is quick, easy, uncomplicated and delicious.


500 gm mince

2 slices of white bread

1 Tbs curry powder

1 onion diced

1 cup beef stock

20 ml sugar (tablespoon)

2 eggs

1 bay leaf


oil for frying



Soak the bread in 1/2 cup stock. Fry the onion with the curry, sugar, salt and bay leaf.

Add the meat to bread and then the onion mixture. Beat 1 egg and mix with the stock and add to the mince mixture.

Spoon the mixture into an oven proof dish and beat the second egg and pour over the top.

Bake at 200C for 30 minutes.

Serve with basmati rice.