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This delicious Potjie has a wide variety of vegetable flavours that makes it irresistible.
It's enough for 4 people and a size 2 Potjie Pot is recommended.


  • 1 kg Skaapskenkels (Sheep shin), cut into pieces
  • 1 Large onion, cubed
  • 250 g Whole baby carrots, peeled
  • 3 Medium potatoes, peeled and halved
  • 200 g Cauliflower
  • 250 g Baby marrow
  • 100 g Frozen peas
  • 30 ml Cooking oil
  • 100 g Tomato puree
  • 10 ml White sugar
  • 375 ml Water
  • 6 Black pepper-corns
  • 4 Bay leaves
  • Salt to taste
    The sauce
  • 250 ml Cold water
  • 20 ml Flour
  • 10 ml Bisto

  • Heat the oil in the Potjie and brown the meat
  • Remove the meat and put aside
  • Brown the onions and then return the meat to the Pot
  • Mix the tomato puree, sugar and water together and add it to the Pot
  • Cover with the lid and allow the Pot to simmer for approximately 1 hour
  • Now add the pepper corns, bay leaves and salt and allow the Potjie to simmer for a further 30 minutes
  • Layer the veggies as they appear in the recipe
  • Cover with the lid and allow to simmer for about 1 hour
  • Finally, mix the ingredients of the sauce and add it to the Potjie 10 minutes before serving
Serves 4

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