South African Bobotie with Carrot Sambal ~ Koeksisters
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South African Bobotie with Carrot Sambal ~ Koeksisters

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This month we've got some delicious dishes from South Africa. For the main event, bobotie - best described as a sort of South African curried version of moussaka! It has a mixed heritage - the meat is thought to have been introduced by the Dutch, the curried flavours are of Indian origin and the presentation is rather like a British cottage pie. On the side we've got a speedy version of blatjang - a Cape Malay spiced apricot chutney - and a refreshing and tangy carrot salad. Finally we’ve got koeksisters, South Africa's answer to the doughnut, which literally translates as ‘cake sizzler’ - flavoured with aniseed and drenched in a syrup of cassia and orange.
This month we've got some delicious dishes from South Africa. For the main event, bobotie - best described as a sort of South African curried version of moussaka! It has a mixed heritage - the meat is thought to have been introduced by the Dutch, the curried flavours are of Indian origin and the presentation is rather like a British cottage pie. On the side we've got a speedy version of blatjang - a Cape Malay spiced apricot chutney - and a refreshing and tangy carrot salad. Finally we’ve got koeksisters, South Africa's answer to the doughnut, which literally translates as ‘cake sizzler’ - flavoured with aniseed and drenched in a syrup of cassia and orange.
Serves: 4
Heat Rating: 2/5
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hr 20 mins
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DescriptionThis month we've got some delicious dishes from South Africa. For the main event, bobotie - best described as a sort of South African curried version of moussaka! It has a mixed heritage - the meat is thought to have been introduced by the Dutch, the curried flavours are of Indian origin and the presentation is rather like a British cottage pie. On the side we've got a speedy version of blatjang - a Cape Malay spiced apricot chutney - and a refreshing and tangy carrot salad. Finally we’ve got koeksisters, South Africa's answer to the doughnut, which literally translates as ‘cake sizzler’ - flavoured with aniseed and drenched in a syrup of cassia and orange.
Spices IncludedSambal Spices: nutmeg, garlic, onion, green bell pepper, red bell pepper
Blatjang Spices: paprika, green cardamon, cinnamon, tamarind (tamarind and cornstarch), amchur
Bay Leaves: bay
Topping Spices: black pepper, turmeric, nutmeg
Aniseed: aniseed
Syrup Spices: bitter orange, cassia
Ground Spices: coriander, cinnamon, allspice, cumin, parsley, sage, thyme, oregano, marjoram, cloves, black pepper, black cardamon, fenugreek, turmeric, green cardamon, ginger, yellow MUSTARD, mace, bay, chilli, nutmeg

May contain CELERY and SESAME. Allergens are listed in CAPITALS
Shopping List
  • 500g lamb or beef mince, or use 300g veggie mince (results in the same volume when cooked)
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 lemons
  • 25g butter
  • 450ml milk (any type)
  • 100ml double cream plus extra to serve with dessert
  • 3 eggs (any size)
  • 50g raisins or sultanas
  • 200g apricot jam
  • 100g self-raising flour plus extra to coat
  • 80g sugar
  • 2 slices of white bread
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut (optional)
  • Rice to serve (optional)
  • Oil for frying (sunflower or vegetable oil is best)

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