Beef Cauliflower Potjie

Potjie No: 3
Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 5 hours
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1 kg beef
2 tbsp sunflower oil
2 tbsp butter
3 onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, bruised
Some garden herbs, bay leaf, basil, parsley, salt pepper
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 glass white wine
1 glass water or more
4 carrots
300 g black mushrooms
2 tomatoes
1 small cauliflower
4 potatoes


  • Cut meat into blocks and fry to seal in butter and oil.
  • Add onions and garlic and fry to glaze.
  • Add herbs and seasoning.
  • Mix Worcestershire sauce, wine and water and add to the potjie.
  • Close pot and simmer for about three hours.
  • Add sliced carrots and sliced mushrooms in layers and do not stir from now on.
  • Add tomatoes sliced thinly, break up cauliflower and layer on top of tomatoes. Quarter potatoes and put on top of cauliflower.
  • Cover pot and simmer for about one hour or until vegetables are done.
  • Add more water and wine as required.
  • Serve directly from the pot.
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One Comment

  1. Anco

    5 February 2015 at 18:13

    Hi there

    Just checking, the total cooking time says 2 hours, but the pot must simmer for 3 hours. Please advise.


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