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1onion, thinly sliced
1apple, peeled, cored, and diced
2 lbchopped or ground beef
2 slicebread, soaked in milk
1/4 cslivered almonds
2 Tbsplemon juice
2 Tbspcurry powder
6bay (laurel) leaves
·1 egg mixed with 1 cup milk
How to Make Bobotie
- Heat the butter in a skillet over moderate heat and saute the onion
and apple until tender but not brown, about 5 minutes.
- Add 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.
- Remove from the heat and add the
beaten egg, raisins, almonds, lemon juice, curry powder, and
turmeric, stirring to combine.
- Place 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.
- Pour the egg and milk
mixture over the meat mixture and bake an additional 15 minutes.
Remove the bay leaves before serving.