Durban Express Curry (South African)

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Durban Curry or Bunny Chow – Often referred to a just a “bunny” this South African fast food dish consists of a hollowed-out loaf of white bread filled with curry. It originated among Indian South Africans of Durban and still popular today.  Simple hollow out a bread cob and fill with your curry, use the top broken into pieces to slurp up all that delicious curry.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Ghee/Oil/Butter
  • 1 Onion, sliced fine
  • 1 tsp Ginger, Crushed
  • 1 tsp Garlic, Crushed
  • 1 tbsp Durban Express Curry Masala
  • 500g of any Meat, Fish or Vegetables
  • 1 cup of Coconut Milk, Water or Yoghurt
  • Salt to taste

 

Directions

  1. Heat the ghee in a large pan until hot. Saut? Onion until golden. Add Ginger and Garlic, cook through.
  2. Lower the heat, add the Durban Express Curry Masala to the pan, stir well and fry until aromatic.
  3. If the mixture is too dry add a small amount of water to enable the spice to fry.
  4. Add the Meat/Fish/Vegetables and seal on high heat, stir well. Add the Coconut Milk/Water/Yoghurt, mixing well.
  5. Bring to the boil, then cook simmering until the meat is tender and the liquid has reduced.
  6. Eat immediately but best if let rest for at least ONE hour before serving.
  7. Serve the curry with rice, Naan bread, yoghurt and chutney.
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