Bobotie pies

These pies are so easy to make and the whole fam­ily is bound to love the savoury yet sweet bobotie fill­ing.

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MAKES

4 pies

Prepa­ra­tion time: 20 min­utes Cook­ing time: 15 min­utes Bak­ing time: 20-25 min­utes

FILL­ING

15 ml (1 T) oil 2 onions, chopped 2 gar­lic cloves, crushed 500 g lean beef mince 30 ml (2 T) roasted curry pow­der 2 ml (½ t) ground co­rian­der 15 ml (1 T) chut­ney 45 ml (3 T) apri­cot jam salt and freshly ground black pep­per

PIES

1 roll (400g) puff pas­try 1 egg, whisked tomato sauce to serve Pre­heat the oven to 200 °C. Grease a bak­ing sheet with non­stick spray. 1 Fill­ing Heat the oil in a shal­low saucepan and fry the onions and gar­lic un­til fra­grant. Add the mince and stir-fry for 1 minute. 2 Add the spices, chut­ney and apri­cot jam and stir-fry un­til fra­grant. Sea­son with salt and pep­per. Re­move the mix­ture from the saucepan and set aside to cool. 3 Pies Lightly roll out the pas­try on a floured sur­face and cut into 8 rec­tan­gles. Spoon a lit­tle of the mince mix­ture in the mid­dle of a pas­try rec­tan­gle. Brush the pas­try edges with a lit­tle whisked egg and cover with an­other rec­tan­gle. Crimp the edges to­gether with a fork. 4 Re­peat with the re­main­ing pas­try and mince mix­ture. 5 Ar­range the pies on the pre­pared bak­ing sheet and bake for 20-25 min­utes or un­til golden and done. Leave to cool com­pletely. Pack into a lunchbox with a lit­tle tomato sauce in a sep­a­rate con­tainer.

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