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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.


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