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Often referred to as South Africa's national dish, Bobotie has traveled from Indonesia via Dutch merchants to Cape Town, with recipes appearing in Dutch cookbooks as early as 1609.
A delicious variation on meatloaf, Bobotie is spiced with fragrant curry and topped with an egg custard.
2 slices of stale white bread, crusts removed
2 tablespoons Sunflower oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 lb ground meat (beef or combination of beef, lamb & pork)
2 tablespoons hot water
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons sugar
4 bay leaves for garnish
For the topping
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup of milk
Soak the bread in water for 10 minutes, then squeeze dry.
Heat oil in a large fying pan and braise onion until golden (5-10 minutes).
Add cloves, garlic, salt, curry powder and turmeric and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add to ground meat with eggs, hot water, lemon juice and sugar. Mix to combine well.
Spoon mixture into a well greased ovenproof dish and bake at 320 F for 40 minutes, or until golden brown.
Remove from oven.
Beat egg and milk well and pour over bobotie.
Add bay leaves and bake a further 5-10 minutes at 350 F.
Serve with almond yellow rice and mango chutney.
Experience First Hand Any visit to Cape Town will provide ample opportunity to sample Bobotie and many of the other Cape Malay delicacies available, while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of this stunning city. View all South African trips here.