Bunny Chow – South African Curry in Bread (Motsi Mabuse)

5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 3 people
Calories 228 kcal


  • 1 Pc. Onion
  • 1 Pc. Clove of garlic
  • 1 pinch Madras curry
  • 3 tsp Garam masala
  • 2 tsp Turmeric
  • 6 Pc. Curry leaves
  • 0,5 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Ground ginger
  • 3 Pc. Cardamom pod
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 120 ml Oil
  • 400 g Tomato pieces canned
  • 450 g Flat iron steak
  • 0,75 Pc. Green peppers
  • 0,5 Pc. Onion
  • 1 Pc. Potato big
  • 1 Pc. White bread (oval, not too high)
  • 1 Handful Fresh coriander


  • Cut the onion into slices. Roast the spices with the onion slices in a little oil, then deglaze with the tomatoes and approx. 150 ml water and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • In a second saucepan, sauté ½ diced onion in oil. Clean the green peppers, cut into small cubes and add. Peel and dice the potatoes and sweat them in the pot.
  • Dice the meat and fry in a separate pan medium, remove from the pan and let rest. Put the tomato sauce mixture through a sieve to the vegetables in the second pot and season to taste.
  • Just before serving, add the meat to the sauce and bring to the boil again.
  • Hollow out bread. Finely chop the coriander and add to the curry. Arrange the ragout on the bread, sprinkle with a little fresh coriander.
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Serving: 100gCalories: 228kcalCarbohydrates: 8.2gProtein: 1.7gFat: 21.2g
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Written by John Myers

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