A very popular dish in South Africa. This beef bunny chow recipe is very easy and quick to make.

easy quick beef bunny chow recipe

Beef Bunny Chow Recipe

Try this recipe for a lovely informal Indian cuisine.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Light Meals
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 133 kcal


  • 1 kg tenderised steak cubed
  • 1 onion sliced into rings
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • tsp crushed garlic
  • tsp crushed ginger
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 3 curry leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 green cardamoms slightly crushed
  • 4 tsp Durban masala
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 8 baby potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • fresh coriander leaves for garnish
  • 2 half bread loaves hollowed out


  • Fry the cinnamon stick, cardamom pods, onion and curry leaves in the oil.
  • Add masala mix, turmeric, ginger, garlic and tomato and cook until a puree.
  • Add the meat and cook for about 20 minutes.
  • Add potatoes and ¼ cup water.
  • Cook for about 30 minutes and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • Dish up in half loaf. Garnish with fresh coriander.


Calories: 133kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 4gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 737mgPotassium: 757mgFiber: 6gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 154IUVitamin C: 49mgCalcium: 73mgIron: 3mg
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