Bunny Chow Easy Recipe – South African Curry served inside Bread

Bunny Chow Recipe

Bunny Chow Easy Recipe - South African Curry served inside Bread

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. #FoodAndMeal #bunnychow ##lambcurry #southafricancurry #Curry #southafricancusine
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Course: Dinner, Main dishes
Cuisine: South African
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 428kcal
Author: Ms Kelly
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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.
  • 120 ml oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 10 cm cassia bark
  • star anise
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 3 medium onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 10 g ginger
  • Curry leaves
  • 400-500 g lamb or any other meat such as beef mutton, goat, or rabbit
  • Lamb bone optional
  • 200 g plum tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • A handful of coriander stalks/leaves
  • 100 g potato diced
  • Green chilies
  • 200-300 g other veggies like green beans and aubergine
  • Water
  • White bread flat bottomed
  • Carrot salad


  • Chop the onions, garlic cloves, garlic, and green chilies. Peel and dice the potatoes into cubes.
  • Add oil in a large pan on medium heat
  • Add the bay leaves, cassia bark, star anise and fry for 30- 40 seconds to infuse the oil
  • Add the cumin seeds, black mustard seeds, fennel seeds And constantly stir until mustard seeds start popping.
  • Add chopped onions and fry for 5 minutes, frequently Stirring until it is translucent and starting to brown.
  • Add the chopped garlic cloves and ginger and fry for Further few minutes. Then, add the curry leaves and stir.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Coat well with the mixture and fry for 2 more minutes Until the meat is sealed.
  • Add the plum tomatoes and tomato ketchup and mix well. Add the coriander stalks/leaves and fry for a few minutes.
  • 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.
  • Turn down the heat to low, cover and leave to cook for 1½ Hours or until the meat is tender. Stir occasionally.
  • 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).
  • Remove any bone and sticks.



Bunny Chow Easy Recipe - South African Curry served inside Bread 1
  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.
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Serving: 4g | Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 445mg
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