Traditional Bobotie

TopLay | Traditional Bobotie
TopLay | Traditional Bobotie

Traditional Bobotie

This hearty, traditional bobotie recipe will have everyone dishing seconds.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices White bread Without crust
  • 625 ml Milk
  • 2 Onions Chopped
  • 3 Cloves of garlic Crushed
  • 750 g Beef mince
  • 5 ml Curry powder
  • 5 ml Tumeric
  • 5ml tsp Cinammon
  • 30 ml Apricot jam
  • 30 ml Chutney
  • 30 ml Tomato paste
  • 30 ml Lemon juice
  • 30 ml Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large Apple grated
  • 250 ml Raisins
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 3 Bay leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Soak the white bread in 125ml milk and set aside.
  • In a pan, sauté the onion and garlic, and add the mince.
  • Add the spices, salt and pepper and let it cook for 10min, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients, including the bread, and mix until well combined. Cook for a further 10min, stirring occasionally.
  • Whisk together the eggs and remaining milk, adding salt and pepper to tatse.
  • Transfer the bobotie to a baking dish and flatten the surface. Add the egg mixture and bay leaves on top.
  • Bake for 30-40min, or until the top is cooked.