Bobotie

Bobotie
The national dish of South Africa is a delicious mix of vegetables and meat.
Bobotie
Serves

- 4

Cooking Time

-40 Min

Type

- main course

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 18 Min

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INGREDIENTS

  • ½ cup Yam
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Sweet Potato
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Madras Curry Powder
  • 1 Granny Smith Apple
  • 100 gms Chicken (Minced)
  • 1 cup Pie Lentils
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Bread Crumb
  • 100 ml Milk
  • 2 to 3 Dried Apricots
  • 20 gms Almonds
  • 10 gms Sultanas
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 Eggs
  • to taste Salt
  • As Required Water
  • 5 to 6 Garlic cloves
  • 5 to 6 Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 350 ml Milk
  • To Taste Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Shredded Cheese. For Accompaniments: Curd and banana raita
  • Kachumber Salad
  • Geelrys Yellow Rice.

HOW TO PREPARE BOBOTIE

  1. 1

    In a pan warm oil, add 1 chopped onion, 1 tsp of turmeric powder and madras curry powder respectively and add little water, sauté.
  2. 2

    Add 1 chopped apple, 100 grams chicken mince, ½ cup diced yam, 1 peeled and sliced sweet potato, 1 cup soaked Masoor Dal and cook.
  3. 3

    Add fresh bread crumbs, milk, salt to taste, little water and mix the ingredients well.
  4. 4

    Add chopped dried apricots, roasted almond and sultanas, one egg and mix well.
  5. 5

    In another pan warm oil add 1 tbsp sliced garlic, 5 to 6 bay leaves,1 tsp chilli powder and pour it on vegetable mixture.
  6. 6

    In a bowl break 3 eggs, add 350 ml milk, salt to taste and crushed black pepper, 50 grams shredded cheese, whisk all ingredients together and pour it over vegetables covering the whole dish.
  7. 7

    Bake at 180 degrees for 45 minutes.
  8. 8

    Serve hot bobotie with Curd and banana raita, Kachumber Salad and Geelrys (Yellow Rice).

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