MINCE CURRY WITH APPLES
Prep time 15 mins Cooking time 1 hour 15 mins Serves 5-6 1 tbsp oil 1 1/2 onions, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 green chilli, chopped 1 kg lean minced beef 1 1/2 bananas, chopped 1 1/2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and roughly chopped 2 tbsp curry powder 2 tbsp roughly chopped fresh coriander 2 1/2 tbsp apricot jam or brown sugar 4 tsp sultana chutney 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp tomato purée 2 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/2 large carrots, diced 2 large potatoes, diced 1 Heat half the oil in a large pan and fry the onions, garlic and chilli until soft. Add the mince and stir-fry until crumbly, but not browned. 2 Heat the remaining oil in another pan and stir-fry the bananas, apples and curry powder for about 5 minutes. Add to the mince and sprinkle with coriander. 3 Mix together the jam, chutney, lemon juice, tomato purée and turmeric. Season and pour over the mince. Mix well then add the carrots and potatoes. 4 Cover and simmer for about 1 hour or until fragrant and cooked. Add a little boiling water if the mixture becomes too dry. Serve with mashed potatoes or steamed rice.