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Halal Beef Bobotie
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Halal Beef Bobotie

Halal Beef Bobotie
PREP TIME: 25 mins
WARNING: Please ALWAYS check the allergens on the packaging of any other ingredients you use to make our recipes.


30ml Sunflower oil

1kg Lean minced beef

300g Finely chopped onion

2 Crushed garlic cloves

2 Bay leaves

1 tsp Mustard seeds

1 tsp Ground turmeric

1 tsp Garam masala

2tbspMedium curry powder

32g Essential Cuisine Halal Beef Stock Mix

120ml White wine vinegar

2tbsp Brown sugar

30g Soft white breadcrumbs

50g Toasted flaked almonds

50g Seedless raisins

60ml Mango chutney

Good twist of freshly ground pepper

Sea Salt Season to your taste

2 Large beaten egg

500ml Whole milk


  1. Pre-heat your oven to 190˚c.

  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, fry the minced beef in batches over a high heat until brown and crumbly. Remove with a slotted spoon and keep to one side.

  3. Add the onion, garlic, bay leaves, mustard seeds, turmeric and garam masala to the pan in the remaining oil, fry gently until the onion has softened but with not too much colour.

  4. Stir in the Essential Cuisine Halal Beef Stock mix, vinegar and sugar, return the browned mince to the pan, simmer for 10 minutes.

  5. Add the breadcrumbs, almonds, raisins and mango chutney to the pan, season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground pepper and mix well.

  6. Divide the mix between 8 greased ovenproof  bowls, level the tops.
    For the topping, combine the beaten egg and milk and pour over the meat.

  7. Place the dishes on a baking sheet, cook in the oven for 20 minutes or until the topping in lightly browned.

  8. Your Halal Beef Bobotie is now ready to serve with boiled rice and chutney.

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