It like an english curry with a sweet sour like taste baked with a custard topping. Taste sensational and the great thing about it, can be served hot with roasted veggies or cold cut in cubes served with baby beetroot and mayonaise dressing and salad


  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • 2 onions peeled and sliced

  • 21/4 pounds beef mince

  • 1slice white bread

  • 1cup milk

  • 1tablespoon curry powder

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper (about 1/2 teaspoon)

  • 3/4 teaspoon turmeric

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vinegar

  • 1/2 cup raisins

  • 2 tablespoons fruit chutney

  • 2bay leaves

  • 2medium eggs


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 350 F (176 C). Heat oil in pan and sautee onions over medium heat until transparent. Add minced meat and cook until lightly browned and crumbly.

  • 2.

    Soak bread in half the milk, squeeze out the excess liquid, and mash with fork. Pour the squeezed-out milk into the remaining milk and set aside. Add the mashed bread, curry powder, salt, pepper,tumeric,vinegar, rainsins and chutney to fried meat and onions and mix. Spoon mixture into a greased baking dish and place bay leaves or lemon leaves on top. Bake in oven for 50/60 minutes

  • 3.

    Beat eggs with milk and pour over the mixture approximately 25/30minutes before the end of baking time.

  • 4.

    This serves six people

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (22 servings)

  • Energy 326kj
  • Fat Total 23g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Protein 19g
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Sodium 302mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Good quality mince meat in required as it draws oil if not lean meat.

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Posted by Arno2Report
its not South African Curry cottage pie.... its called Bobotie