Durban Bunny Chow

Durban Bunny Chow

PREP TIME : 20 mins

COOKING TIME:  2 hours or until the beef is tender


*all these can be found in a Biryani mix or Masala mix packet and it looks like a packet of mixed  seeds, sticks and leaves. This is the cheapest way to buy them – keep the balance in an airtight jar for future.

Durban Chow


1. Braise the chopped onion, minced garlic, ginger and salt gently in the oil until translucent.

2. Add all spices and braise gently to release all the wonderful flavours.

3. Add the meat and braise a little more – then add the balance of the ingredients, except for the potatoes and garnish.

4. Simmer gently for one hour, stir well and add potatoes.

5. Continue simmering until meat is tender to the fork and potatoes are cooked.

6. Serve in scooped out quarter loaves, garnishing with chopped chillie and corander leaves.


Dee is on the wrong side of fifty, grew up in a small mining town in sunny South Africa, and currently lives in Ireland with her husband and two children. A frequent food blogger, Dee loves to cook and is forever trying new recipes.

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