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bobotie

Line breaks: bobo|tie
Pronunciation: /bəˈbuːti, bəˈbʊəti/

Definition of bobotie in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A South African dish of curried minced meat baked with a rich savoury custard.
Example sentences
  • The Beacon Arms will have steak, pizza and ribs for sale, Connoisseurs Cookery and Hospitality College will have vetkoek with mince curry, breyani, chicken and apricot curry, bobotie and sosaties on offer.
  • Then there are a few caution-to-the-wind wildcards: kiwi marinated grilled squid, brill cooked in beer and the extraordinary fish bobotie, a South African ensemble which includes bread, curry powder, raisins, apricot jam and eggs.
  • Other favorite dishes include morogo or imifino, a wild leaf stew; bobotie, a minced beef curry; bitlong, which is dried meat similar to jerky; a fried bread called vetkoek; and sosaties, which are made of marinated lamb and apricots.

Origin

Afrikaans, probably of Malay or Javanese origin.

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