South African curry mince


South African curry mince

Curry Mince & Rice with yellow rice or white rice. This is a typical meal to eat while watching Rugby!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine South Africa
Servings 4
Calories 334.8 kcal


  • 1 Onion (approx. 150 g), cut into quarters
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Ripe tomatoes (approx. 300 g), cut into halves
  • 20 g Vegetable oil
  • 20 g Curry powder
  • 20 g Sugar (You can replace sugar with peach chutney, if desired)
  • 35 g Brown vinegar
  • 1 Dried bay leaf
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
  • 500 g Beef mince


  • Chop onion, garlic, tomatoes and add oil.
  • Add curry powder and cook for 4 min on moderate heat
  • Add sugar, vinegar, bay leaf and salt.
  • In a pan, add a little oil and cook mince on high heat for 10 min and break up mince using spatula. Add a little oil if needed.
  • Using a spatula, stir mince, breaking up any lumps, then cook for a further 10 min on moderate heat. Add a little water if needed.
  • Add the sauce to the cooked mince and cook 15 min at moderate heat until tender.
  • Place in a serving dish or thermal serving bowl and serve warm


  • Use curry mince to fill Vetkoek or serve on Yellow rice.
  • Traditionally South African curry mince is accompanied with a peach chutney, desiccated coconut and sliced banana.
Keyword curry, curry & rice, curry mince, rugby


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