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Vetkoek and Curried Mince By Foodle Club

Vetkoek and Curried Mince By Foodle Club

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Vetkoek and curried mince.  Curry-flavoured ground beef served inside a traditional vetkoek – a great alternative to the normal curry and rice.

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Vetkoek and Curried Mince By Foodle Club
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time1 hr 30 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time2 hrs 30 mins

In South Africa, a Vetkoekis a ball of bread dough, deep-fried until it is crispy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside.   A vetkoek is delicous, served split in half and filled with your favourite curry. I love to serve them with a mince curry, made with lots of juicy sauce that soaks into the vetkoek, and drips out down your chin as you bite into the spicy goodness. You will need to keep plenty of serviettes handy !

Main Equipment
For the Vetkoek
 2 cups Plain Flourotherwise known as All Purpose flour. Don’t use self-raising flour, the yeast takes care of the rising .
 7 g (¼ ounce) packet dried instant Yeastyou can buy this in packets in the supermarket, and you just tip it into the mixing bowl with the flour.
 1 cup Lukewarm Water approximately
 1 tsp Salt
 1 tsp Sugar
 Sunflower oilsunflower or canola.
For the Curried Mince
 250 g (½ pound) Beef Mince (ground beef)
 250 g (½ pound) Pork Mince (ground pork) You could leave out the pork and use 500 g beef mince instead
 2 large potatoes chopped into small dice
 1 large onionchopped into small dice
 1 large stick celery chopped into small dice
 1 large carrotchopped into small dice
 2 large Tomatoesfinely chopped
 3 tbsp Tomato Puree
 2 tbsp Chutney I use Mango chutney,but you can use your favourite brand
 1 tbsp Sugar
 ½ cup frozen petit pois
 1 tsp Salt
 1 cup Beef Stock(you can make this with a stock cube)
 1 tbsp Olive Oilfor frying
For the Spice Mix
 2 tbsp Garam Masala
 2 tbsp Hot Curry Powderwe like it hot, you could use Medium for a milder taste
 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
 1 tsp Turmeric
 1 tsp All Spice
Vetkoek and Curried Mince By Foodle Club Knead The Dough https://www.africanvibes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Vetkoek-and-Curried-Mince-By-Foodle-Club-Fry-the-Vetkoek.png

Ingredients

Main Equipment
For the Vetkoek
 2 cups Plain Flourotherwise known as All Purpose flour. Don’t use self-raising flour, the yeast takes care of the rising .
 7 g (¼ ounce) packet dried instant Yeastyou can buy this in packets in the supermarket, and you just tip it into the mixing bowl with the flour.
 1 cup Lukewarm Water approximately
 1 tsp Salt
 1 tsp Sugar
 Sunflower oilsunflower or canola.
For the Curried Mince
 250 g (½ pound) Beef Mince (ground beef)
 250 g (½ pound) Pork Mince (ground pork) You could leave out the pork and use 500 g beef mince instead
 2 large potatoes chopped into small dice
 1 large onionchopped into small dice
 1 large stick celery chopped into small dice
 1 large carrotchopped into small dice
 2 large Tomatoesfinely chopped
 3 tbsp Tomato Puree
 2 tbsp Chutney I use Mango chutney,but you can use your favourite brand
 1 tbsp Sugar
 ½ cup frozen petit pois
 1 tsp Salt
 1 cup Beef Stock(you can make this with a stock cube)
 1 tbsp Olive Oilfor frying
For the Spice Mix
 2 tbsp Garam Masala
 2 tbsp Hot Curry Powderwe like it hot, you could use Medium for a milder taste
 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
 1 tsp Turmeric
 1 tsp All Spice
Vetkoek and Curried Mince By Foodle Club

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