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- 3 Tbsp
- onion, thinly sliced
- apple, peeled, cored, and diced
- 2 lb
- chopped or ground beef
- 2 slice
- bread, soaked in milk
- egg, beaten
- 1/2 c
- 1/4 c
- slivered almonds
- 2 Tbsp
- lemon juice
- 2 Tbsp
- curry powder
- 1/2 tsp
- bay (laurel) leaves
- 1 egg mixed with 1 cup milk
How to Make Bobotie
- 1Heat the butter in a skillet over moderate heat and saute the onion
and apple until tender but not brown, about 5 minutes.
- 2Add the
beef and cook until browned. Squeeze the milk from the bread,
discard the milk, and add the bread to the meat mixture, stirring
and mashing it to mix it well.
- 3Remove from the heat and add the
beaten egg, raisins, almonds, lemon juice, curry powder, and
turmeric, stirring to combine.
- 4Place the mixture in a greased baking
dish and place the bay leaves vertically in the mixture. Bake in a
preheated 325F (165C) oven for 40 minutes.
- 5Pour the egg and milk
mixture over the meat mixture and bake an additional 15 minutes.
Remove the bay leaves before serving.