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“A simple, frugal, curry flavored dish with it's roots from Africa [although my recipe card sites Barbados!?!] that is an excellent way to stretch only a pound of ground beef into a family meal. Originally found in a collection of recipe cards from "My Great Recipes" printed in Holland, it has become a staple in our family!”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large heavy fry pan, cook onion in butter until golden brown.
  2. Add curry powder, 1 1/4 tsp salt, and cayenne pepper to pan and sauté another 2 - 3 minutes.
  3. Add beef. Sauté until browned. Remove from heat and drain fat. (very important--thoroughly drain the fat!).
  4. Soak crumbled bread in 1 1/2 cups of milk.
  5. Add milk mixture to beef mixture in pan and stir.
  6. Pour into buttered baking dish about 8 inches square, or similar size.
  7. In small bowl, beat eggs with remaining 1/2 cup milk and add the raisins.
  8. Pour egg mixture over top of beef mixture.
  9. Bake uncovered in a 375°F oven for 50 - 60 minutes until the top is a pretty, light golden brown.
  10. Serve with steamed vegetables, or rice if you prefer.

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