Easy and versatile. As seen on Expresso Morning Show or Afternoon Express, SABC3.
500 g minced beef
30 ml Clover ghee
1 onion, chopped
1 red chilli, seeded and chopped (optional)
15 ml mild curry powder
5 ml turmeric
1 ml ground coriander
2 bay leaves
2 star anis seeds
5 ml whole cumin
salt and pepper to taste
2 carrots, grated
2 potatoes, peeled and cubed
30 ml apricot jam
45 ml vinegar
250 ml frozen peas
Heat the ghee in a heavy-based saucepan.
Add the onion and chilli and sauté until onion is translucent.
Add the spices and fry until fragrant.
Add the minced beef and fry until minced beef turns colour.
Add the remaining ingredients except peas.
Reduce heat, cover and allow to simmer for 30 minutes.
Add the peas and mix through.
Simmer for another 5 minutes.
Serve on warm, buttered vetkoek.
Remove the bay leaves and anis seed from mince.
Cut the vetkoek in half, spread with butter and spoon mince on top.
Sprinkle cheese over mince and serve.
• Serve curried mince with basmati rice and a dollop of Clover Bliss plain yoghurt based dairy snack.
• Top mince with mango and avocado slices and sprinkle with fresh coriander leaves.