Easy Cape-Style Bobotie

Easy Cape-Style Bobotie

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What would South Africa be without Bobotie? This easy to make recipe can be served for lunches or dinners.

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time25 minutes
  • Cooking time45 minutes


  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 30 ml Oil
  • 500 g Lean beef mince
  • 1 KNORR Spaghetti Bolognaise Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • 400 ml Water
  • 10 ml Curry powder
  • 2 Slices bread
  • 500 ml Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 5 Bay leaves
  • 100 ml Seedless raisins


  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Fry the finely chopped onion in oil until tender then add the curry powder and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add the mince and fry until crumbly, then add the KNORR Spaghetti Bolognaise Dry Cook-in-Sauce sachet contents and water. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the raisins.
  • Soak the bread in 250 ml milk, then squeeze the milk out and mash the bread. Keep the excess milk aside. Add the mashed bread to the mince mixture.
  • Spoon the mixture into a greased casserole dish and stand the bay leaves in the mixture randomly.
  • Beat the remaining milk as well as the excess milk from the bread together with the eggs and pour over the mince mixture.
  • Bake for 45 min or until the egg custard is set.