Pronounced ba-boor-tea, the national dish of South Africa is a delicious mixture of curried meat and fruit with a creamy golden topping, not dissimilar to moussaka! A great dish for cold winter nights!


Minced Beef or Lamb

Butter or Vegetable Oil

2 Onions

1 tablespoon of curry powder

half tablespoon turmeric

Crushed garlic cloves

2 slices of bread, crumbled

1 cup milk

juice of half a lemon

1 egg

1 apple - peeled and diced

half cup of raisins

Bay leaves


250ml milk

2 eggs

dash of salt

  1. Recipe Set oven to 60 degrees celcius.

  2. Butter casserole dish.

  3. Heat butter in a saucepan and fry onions and garlic.

  4. Stir in curry powder and turmeric.

  5. Mix in meat, bread crumbs, milk, lemon, egg, salt apple and raisins.

  6. Pile ingredients into casserole dish and bury bay leaves.

  7. Bake for one hour.

  8. Beat together topping ingredients in separate bowl and pour over the meat mix after the hour.

  9. Place back in oven for a further 15 minutes until lightly brown.

  10. Serve with rice and mango chutney.

  11. Enjoy!

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