South African recipe: Bobotie and yellow rice

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What´s cooking? I´m cooking 🙂 My Facebook and Instagram friend Gerda asked me took something south african so I decided on the delicious cape malay dish: Bobotie and of course I serve it with yellow rice.

Bobotie is well known for as the dish that excites your tastebuds and leave them tingling and wanting more. It is sweetish and tangy.

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♡ Recipe ♡


– 500g minced Beef or Lamb
– 1-2 tbs oil
– 2 onions
– 2 garlic cloves
– 5cm freshly grated ginger
– 2 tbs curry
– 2 tsp numeric
– 2 tsp apricot jam
– 2 tbs chutney
– 2 tbs worcester sauce
– 2 tbs vinegar
– 50ml sultanas
– 3 slices of toast (crusts removed and cubed)
– 250ml milk
– pinch of salt
– 2 eggs
– a few bay leaves

– almond slivers (roasted)

Step 1
Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions until they are soft.
Also preheat the oven to 180 deg. celsius.
Pour the milk over the bread crusts.

Step 2
Add the minced meat to the onions and fry tim it´s brown and not clumpy. Halfway through add the salt.

Step 3
Just before the meat is done, add the garlic and ginger.

Step 4
Now add – curry, tumeric, worcester sauce, sultanas, almonds, vinegar, chutney, apricot jam
Mix everything together and let the meat and spices mingle. Leave on a low heat until all the flavours are developed and soaked by the meat.

Step 5
Squeeze excess milk from the bread crumbs and add the bread to the mixture. Keep the mild aside.

Step 6
Add the eggs to the remaining milk and whisk together.

Step 7
Pour mince mixture into a baking dish, pour the milk and egg over it, place the bay leaves on top and bake for 40 minutes.

Yellow rice

– 1 cups of long grain rice
– 2,5 cups of water
– 1,5 tsp numeric
– 3 tsp sugar
– a cinnamon stick or 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
– 1/2 cup sultanas
– 1 tbs butter
-1/2 tsp salt

Step 1
Combine everything in a pot.

Step 2
Bring the water to a boil, then lower the heat and leave the rice to simmer covered for 20 minutes.

I like to have it with steamed veggies 🙂

Guten Appetit!


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