Cookbook:Bredie (South African Mutton Stew)

Bredie (South African Mutton Stew)
CategoryStew recipes
Servings6 people
TimePrep: 30 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours 15minutes
Total: 2 hours 45 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes

Bredie is a South African stew made with mutton. Bredie means stew in Africa, and the word originated from Malaysia.

Ingredients edit

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Procedure edit

  1. Toss mutton cubes with flour.
  2. Heat a few tablespoons of oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the meat, and brown on all sides.
  3. Transfer lamb to a plate, and add onion to the reserving drippings in the pan. Cook until translucent.
  4. Return the lamb to the pot, along with the bay leaves, salt, black pepper, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. Cover with water and allow to simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  5. Add potatoes, cauliflower, and lentils. Continue cooking for about 45 minutes until soft.

Note, tips, and variations edit

  • Use fresh spices to bring out good flavour.
  • For better flavor, leave stew in the fridge for 2 or more days before serving.