Warm Up With a Winter Winner Bobotie

Plate up some magic with this hearty South African winter favourite, bobotie.

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 90 minutes


45 ml (3 tbsp) oil

2 onions, chopped

10 ml (2 tsp) crushed garlic

500 g minced beef

2 slices bread, crusts removed

250 ml (1 cup) milk

15 ml (1 tbsp) curry powder

10 ml (2 tsp) masala

15 ml Mrs Balls Chutney

10 ml vinegar

5 ml (1 tsp) turmeric

50 ml ALL GOLD Skweezi Apricot & Peach Jam

65 ml (¼ cup) seedless raisins

Salt and pepper to taste

2 eggs

6 bay leaves



Heat oil and fry onions and garlic until transparent.

Add minced beef, cook for 10 minutes until brown.

Place bread in a bowl and cover with milk.

Soak for 5 minutes.

Squeeze bread and reserve the milk.

Add bread to mince, together with spices and ALL GOLD Skweezi Apricot & Peach Jam, chutney and vinegar.

Cook for a further 10 minutes.

Spoon mixture into individual ovenproof bowls or 1 large rectangular ovenproof dish.

Bake in oven for 15 minutes at 180 °C.

Mix together reserved milk and eggs.

Remove Bobotie from oven and pour milk mixture over.

Top with bay leaves.

Return to oven and bake for a further 15 minutes at 180 °C until custard has set.

Serve warm over rice or with a salad.

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