Delicious Cape-Style Bobotie

Delicious Cape-Style Bobotie

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Savour the flavour of the Cape with this all-time favourite.

  • Recipe serves2-4
  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time60 minutes


  • 3-4 Robertsons bay-leaves
  • 250 ml Milk
  • 60 ml Apricot jam
  • 410 g Tin lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 500 g Ostrich or beef mince
  • 30 ml Oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 KNORR Mild Durban Curry Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • 125 ml Raisins
  • 2 Slices white bread
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 400 ml Water


  • In a pan heat the oil and fry the onion until almost soft.
  • Add the mince and cook until it changes colour.
  • Mix the KNORR Mild Durban Curry Dry Cook-in-Sauce contents with 400 ml water and stir into the mince, adding the lentils, raisins and apricot jam.
  • Cook for 5-10 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
  • Dip the bread in the milk and squeeze gently before breaking into the mince mixture.
  • In a jug lightly beat remaining milk and eggs.
  • Place mince into a greased ovenproof serving dish.
  • Top with egg mixture.
  • Arrange Robertsons bay-leaves on top.
  • Bake in a preheated 180°C oven for 30-45 minutes or until egg has set.