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Oxtail and Banana Potjie
This lovely Potjie is best when served with brown or white rice. It's enough for 6 people and a size 3 Potjie Pot is recommended.
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 Large oxtail cut into pieces
  • 3 medium onions finely sliced
  • 2 Ripe bananas sliced
  • 5 Medium carrots cut into strips
  • 12 Baby potatoes
  • 250 g button mushrooms
  • 1 Large tomato sliced
  • 5 ml Chopped parsely
  • 10 Whole uitjies
  • 2 Garlic Cloves finely chopped
  • 30 ml butter
  • 0.5 Red chilli finely chopped
  • 5 Whole cloves (kruinaeltjies)
  • 5 ml mixed herbs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 500 ml Warm Water
  • salt and pepper to taste
The Sauce
  • 62 ml Brown Vinegar
  • 20 ml Tomato sauce
  • 20 ml chutney
  • 20 ml Honey
  • 10 ml Medium curry powder
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 Large oxtail cut into pieces
  • 3 medium onions finely sliced
  • 2 Ripe bananas sliced
  • 5 Medium carrots cut into strips
  • 12 Baby potatoes
  • 250 g button mushrooms
  • 1 Large tomato sliced
  • 5 ml Chopped parsely
  • 10 Whole uitjies
  • 2 Garlic Cloves finely chopped
  • 30 ml butter
  • 0.5 Red chilli finely chopped
  • 5 Whole cloves (kruinaeltjies)
  • 5 ml mixed herbs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 500 ml Warm Water
  • salt and pepper to taste
The Sauce
  • 62 ml Brown Vinegar
  • 20 ml Tomato sauce
  • 20 ml chutney
  • 20 ml Honey
  • 10 ml Medium curry powder
Instructions
  1. Coat the Pot with the butter and heat.
  2. Braai the meat for about 15 minutes
  3. Add the onions, garlic, chilli, cloves, herbs, bay leaves, salt and pepper and braai for a further 15 minutes.(If the Pot gets too dry, add some warm water)
  4. Now add the 500ml warm water, cover with the lid and allow the Potjie to simmer for about 2 hours
  5. In the meantime, mix the ingredients of the sauce and put one side.
  6. After 2 hours, pack the bananas on top of the meat and layer the veggies as they appear in the recipe
  7. Sprinkle the parsley on top, and then layer the onions and allow the Potjie to simmer for 1 hour
  8. Add the sauce and allow to simmer for a further 30 minutes
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