Bunny Chow Easy Recipe – South African Curry served inside Bread

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Bunny Chow Easy Recipe – South African Curry served inside Bread

  • Author: Food and Meal
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 55
  • Yield: 4 1x


In this Bunny Chow easy recipe I will share how to make the South African Curry served inside Bread A simple one, yet delicious for everyone.

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  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Hot chili pepper
  • 3 tsp curry powder,
  • 2 tsp kashmiri chili powder
  • 5 tsp salt
  • 25 tsp black pepper.
  • 120ml oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 10cm cassia bark
  • star anise
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 3 medium onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 10g ginger
  • Curry leaves
  • 400500g lamb or any other meat such as beef, mutton, goat, or rabbit
  • Lamb bone (optional)
  • 200g plum tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • A handful of coriander stalks/leaves
  • 100g potato (diced)
  • Green chilies
  • 200300g other veggies like green beans and aubergine
  • Water
  • White bread (flat bottomed)
  • Carrot salad


  1. Chop the onions, garlic cloves, garlic, and green chilies. Peel and dice the potatoes into cubes.
  2. Add oil in a large pan on medium heat
  3. Add the bay leaves, cassia bark, star anise and fry for 30- 40 seconds to infuse the oil
  4. Add the cumin seeds, black mustard seeds, fennel seeds And constantly stir until mustard seeds start popping.
  5. Add chopped onions and fry for 5 minutes, frequently Stirring until it is translucent and starting to brown.
  6. Add the chopped garlic cloves and ginger and fry for Further few minutes. Then, add the curry leaves and stir.
  7. Add all the spices together and constantly stir for a couple Of minutes. If spices start sticking to the pan, add a little water to Compensate.
  8. Add the meat, in 1-inch chunks, trimmed of any excess Fat. Add some lamb bone to the pot for extra flavor if you have any.
  9. Coat well with the mixture and fry for 2 more minutes Until the meat is sealed.
  10. Add the plum tomatoes and tomato ketchup and mix well. Add the coriander stalks/leaves and fry for a few minutes.
  11. Add the potato, green chilies, and any other vegetable that You have and stir thoroughly for 2 minutes. Then, add 300l water and Stir well.
  12. Turn down the heat to low, cover and leave to cook for 1½ Hours or until the meat is tender. Stir occasionally.
  13. Taste and adjust seasoning and add fresh coriander leaves. (you can add more water to your desired consistency if you don’t like A thick bunny).
  14. Remove any bone and sticks.



Bunny Chow Easy Recipe - South African Curry served inside Bread 2

  1. Take a cube-shaped chunk of flat bottomed bread And cut a cube of the inner bread out using a knife leaving about 1.5- 2cm around the sides and the bottom.
  2. Cut the removed inner into stripes (optional)
  • Ladle the curry into the hole in the bread and top With some carrot salad and the excess bread.
  1. Don’t worry if it gets messy. It’s supposed to be.
  • Category: Main Course, Lunch, Dinner, Main dishes, Curry Recipes
  • Cuisine: South African


  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 428
  • Sodium: 445
  • Fat: 21
  • Carbohydrates: 30
  • Protein: 30
  • Cholesterol: 107

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