Bobotie (South African spiced mince pie)

Submitted by Lynda Eagleson

Bobotie (South African spiced mince pie)

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Serving: 7
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 10 mins


  • 1kg beef mince
  • 3tbls curry powder
  • 2 diced onions
  • 1 tbls tumeric
  • 2 tsps garlic
  • 2 tbls brown sugar
  • 2 tsps ground ginger
  • 2 tbls worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 2 slices bread
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Custard topping
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk


  • Soak torn up bread in milk and egg mix (1egg,1/4c milk).
  • Brown mince with onions, add spices till fragrant, add sauce and stock and soaked bread.
  • Pour into slowcooker and pat down mince
  • Cook on low for 4hrs then combine eggs and milk and pour over the top of the mince,
  • Cook for another hour on low or half hour on high.
  • Serve with sweet potato mash,delicious.
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