It’s safe to say that most South Africans grew up with some or other version of bobotie. This low-carb option, from Delicious Low Carb, by Sally-Ann Creed, R295, (Human & Rousseau), is just as tasty and is great for feeding a crowd, plus it tastes great the following day
- 2 medium-sized onions, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- Coconut oil, for frying
- 400g beef mince
- 2 baby marrows, sliced
- 3T garam masala
- 1T ground cumin
- 1T ground coriander
- 1t turmeric
- ¼ cup dried cranberries
- 1 cup fresh cream
- 1 cup milk
- 3 eggs
- 1–2T flaked almonds
- Preheat the oven to 180°C.
- Sauté the onions and garlic in coconut oil.
- Add the mince and brown well.
- Add the baby marrows and all the spices and fry until the meat is properly cooked.
- Add the cranberries and stir through.
- Press the meat mixture into a large baking dish.
- Combine the cream, milk and eggs in a separate bowl until well mixed. Pour over the meat.
- Bake for about 30 minutes, or until the top is cooked.
- Sprinkle the flaked almonds on top and bake for few more minutes to brown the almonds.
- Serve with cauli-rice and home-made chutney.
Serves 4 – 6 people