Curry Neck of Mutton Potjie

Potjie No: 3
Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 2 hours
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1.5 kg neck of mutton, cut into slices
30 ml cooking oil
Salt and pepper to taste
3 medium onions, chopped
250 ml water
500 g whole baby carrots, peeled
500 g whole baby potatoes, peeled
20 ml sugar
10 ml mild curry powder
5 ml turmeric
125 ml milk


  • Heat the oil in the pot.
  • Season the meat with salt and pepper and brown a few pieces at a time.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Fry the onions until tender.
  • Return the meat to the pot.
  • Cover the meat with water, replace lid and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Add the carrots and potatoes and simmer for approximately 30 minutes.
  • Mix the sugar, curry powder and turmeric with the milk and add.
  • Simmer for another 15 minutes and gently stir through once.
  • Add more water if the potjie becomes too dry and simmer for another 15 minutes.
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