1 slice white bread
250ml (1 cup) milk
1kg (2.2lbs) beef mince
1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
125ml (½ cup) sultanas or seedless raisins
125ml (½ cup) blanched almonds, whole or slivered
15ml (1 tbsp) apricot jam
15ml (1 tbsp) fruit chutney
30ml (2 tbsp) lemon juice
30ml (2 tbsp) curry powder
10ml (2 tsp) turmeric
10ml (2 tsp) salt
15ml (1 tbsp) oil
3 large eggs
4 bay leaves
Soak the bread in the milk, then squeeze it dry and reserve the milk.
In a large bowl mix the bread, beef, onion, sultanas, almonds, jam, chutney, lemon juice, curry powder, turmeric and salt.
Heat the oil in a large frying pan and brown the meat mixture lightly. Turn it out into a ovenproof casserole dish.
Beat the eggs with the reserved milk and pour the mixture over the meat.
Garnish the top of the mixture with the bay leaves and bake at 180°C/160°C fan/gas mark 4 for 50 minutes or until set.
Serve with Geelrys (Yellow Rice) and vegetables.
If you are lactose intolerant you can use alternatives such as almond, soy or rice milk.
Photo Credit: Michelle Minnaar Photography