Curried mince with crispy rotis

September 26, 2018
Curried mince with crispy rotis

The perfect dinner for the whole family!

Recipe and styling by Sarah Dall

Photograph by Myburgh du Plessis

Curried mince with crispy rotis

By Sarah Dall Serves: 4
Total Time: 45 mins



  • 30ml (2 tbsp) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 8g (1 tsp) fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 12g (2 tbsp) Cape Malay curry powder
  • 500g beef mince
  • 100g sultanas
  • 36g (2 tbsp) chutney
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 6 – 8 store-bought rotis
  • 50g almond flakes, toasted
  • 1 large banana, thinly sliced
  • 200g cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • handful microherbs, to serve



For the curried mince, heat the olive oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and fry until soft and translucent, 5 minutes. Add the crushed garlic and grated ginger. Sauté until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Add the curry powder and fry off for another minute.


Add the beef mince and cook, about 15 minutes. Stir in the sultanas and chutney. Season to taste. Remove from heat and set aside.


Heat the rotis in a dry pan over medium heat until crispy, about 1 minute per side. Remove from heat. Set aside until needed.


Divide the curried mince among 4 ramekins. Top with the toasted almond flakes. Serve with the crispy rotis, banana slices, tomato halves and microherbs alongside.

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