Bobotie (South Africa)

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by Engrossed

From: “The Africa News Cookbook, African Cooking for Western Kitchens”. Malay orgin. Serve with rice and chutney.

Top Review by chia2160

this was a very good version of bobotie that i made for zwt4. the addition of chutney was very nice. i used slivered almonds and yellow raisins, amd my homemade recipe #73183 instead of a purchased blend. the topping was thin but that's probably because i used skim milk. this had great flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Saute the beef with onions until meat is browned.
  3. Soak the bread in half the milk; then mash the slice with a fork.
  4. Combine all the ingredients (except the remaining milk and egg).
  5. Spread mixture into a greased casserole and bake for 1 hour.
  6. Beat the egg with the remaining ½ cup of milk and pour over the casserole.
  7. Return to oven for another 30 minutes.

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