Baked Beef Curry with
Custard Topping (Bobotie)
1 1/2 pounds ground beef or lamb
1 cup soft bread crumbs (about 1 1/2 slices bread)
1 cup milk1 egg
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 cup slivered almonds, chopped
1/4 cup raisins
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 to 3 teaspoons curry powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup milk
Mix beef, bread crumbs, 1 cup milk, 1 egg, onion, almonds, raisins, lemon juice, curry powder, salt and pepper.
Spread mixture in ungreased 2-quart casserole.
Bake uncovered at 325 degrees F for 45 minutes; drain excess fat.
Mix beaten eggs and 1 cup milk; pour over beef mixture.
Sprinkle with paprika.
Place casserole in a 13 x 9-inch pan on oven rack.
Pour 1 inch of very hot water into pan.
Bake uncovered until beef is done and custard is set, about 30 minutes.
Garnish with lemon slices and pimento if desired.
Cut into wedges to serve.
Yields 8 servings.