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Traditional Bobotie

1 Thick slice white bread
250 ml milk
1 large onion, finely chopped or coarsely grated
25 ml cooking oil
37 1/2 ml lemon juice
10 ml curry powder
5 ml sugar
5 ml salt
pinch of pepper
500 g minced mutton or beef
2 eggs
12 1/2 ml fruit chutney
3 fresh lemon leaves (optional)

Soak the bread in the milk. Using a large frying pan or a heavy-based
saucepan, saute the onion in the cooking oil until it is lightly
browned. Combine the lemon juice, curry powder, sugar, salt and
pepper and stir the mixture into the onion.

Squeeze most of the milk out of the bread, keeping the milk for

Mash the bread and add it to the onion mixture. Add the minced
meat, 1 egg and all but 100ml of the milk. Mix well. Add the
chutney and allow the mixture to cook for a while, stirring often.

Preheat the oven to 180 Celcius (350F). Grease a 1,5l ovenproof
dish, or spray it with non-stick cooking spray. Transfer the meat
mixture to the dish. Place in the oven for a few minutes. Beat
the remaining egg and the 100ml milk. Pour the mixture over the
bobotie. Roll the lemon leaves into funnels and insert them in
the bobotie. Bake the bobotie for 30min. Serve hot.


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