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Curry In A Hurry: An Easy Flavourful South African Mince Curry Recipe That Will Leave You Begging For More

If you would like to learn how to make a curry, there is no better way than to start with the infamous South African Mince Curry dish.

So....what is mince curry ?

It is ground lean beef, packed with aromatic flavours of curry powder, fresh ginger and garlic, potatoes, peas and other spices.....

And can be enjoyed with plain white rice or delicious buttered roti :) 

Today we will be sharing a recipe by the infamous Fatima Sydow. Fatima Sydow is a legend when it come to cooking Cape Malay dishes..... (Like her page on facebook) , she will inspire you to take on the challenge to making one of the most flavourful dishes in the world...

Become a legend today and make the most flavourful south african mince curry ever....


Step 1. Heat Oil in a large pot on medium to high heat

Step 2. Add Onions, cardamon pods,cinnamon sticks and curry leaves and fry until golden

Step 3. Add the mince meat, garlic and ginger and braise for 5 minutes.

Step 4. Add a cup of warm water to the mince meet and cook on medium heat

Step 5. Add the potatoes with 2 cups of warm water and cook until tender

Step 6. Add the peas and simmer for 8-10 minutes

Step 7. Add the spices (tumeric, chilli powder and the masala) and the salt, then cook and stir for 10 minutes

Step 8. Add the spices and the salt, then cook and stir for 10 minutes. Add a little water to prevent the spices from burning

Step 9. Sprinkle over with fresh coriander


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Mince Curry Shopping List:

  • 1kg Mince
  • 3 Cardmon Pods
  • 5 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp tumeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder (Optional)
  • 6 potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 3 tbsp coriander roughly chopped
  • 3 finely chopped onions
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 tbsp fresh garlic and ginger grated
  • 3 tbsp roasted masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 250g peas
  • 3 tbsp oil

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