Preheat oven to 350°F.
Heat oil in medium sauté
pan. Stir in onions. Cook over medium heat until transparent. Add ground
beef. Cook until lightly browned and crumbly.
Soak bread in half the
milk, squeeze out excess milk and mash with a fork - DON'T TOSS SQUEEZED
OUT MILK! Pour it straight back into remaining milk. Set milk aside, and ad pulled-apart bread to the meat mixture.
Add curry, sugar, salt,
pepper, turmeric, vinegar, raisins, chutney to the beef mixture. Spoon
the mixture into a greased baking dish, and place bay leaves on top.
Bake for 50-60 minutes
in preheated 350°F oven.
Beat egg with remaining
milk and pour over mixture approximately 25 - 30 minutes before end of
Serve with steamed rice
(traditionally yellow!) and extra chutney.
Pure South African comfort
food! Especially nice in winter, or cold with a salad in summer.
Contributor: Meryl Grebe
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