Biryani Spiced Pork Fillet With Cheesy Veg Bake

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Published by: Chef Braam Botha • Updated: October 26, 2023 • Checked By: Chef Matty Riedel

Biryani is one of my all-time favourite dishes, I’ve spent quite a bit of time in Cape Town in the Cape Malay community to learn about their unique flavours and spice combinations, biryani spice came to be one of my absolute favourites.

Biryani Spiced Pork Fillet With Cheesy Veg Bake

Biryani Spiced Pork Fillet With Cheesy Veg Bake Recipe
Biryani Spiced Pork Fillet With Cheesy Veg Bake
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PREP TIME 20 minutes
COOK TIME 25 minutes
COURSE Main Course
CUISINE indian
SERVINGS 4 people
CALORIES 700 kcal



For The Pork Fillet

  • 800 grams Pork fillet
  • 60 ml Olive oil
  • 2 grams Ground cardamom
  • 2 grams Whole coriander
  • 2 grams Chili flakes, (crushed)
  • 2 grams Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 grams Mustard seeds
  • 2 grams Garlic powder
  • 2 grams Mild curry spice
  • 2 grams Turmeric spice

For The Cheesy Bake

  • 240 grams Broccoli (florets)
  • 240 grams Cauliflower (florets)
  • 160 grams Leeks (sliced)
  • 240 grams Green beans (sliced)
  • 220 ml Sour cream
  • 220 ml Imitation creams
  • 160 grams Cheddar cheese, (grated)
  • 2 grams Chopped garlic
  • 2 grams Dried oregano
  • 2 grams Fresh rosemary (chopped)
  • 2 grams Turmeric
  • 2 grams Fine salt


For The Pork Fillet

  • Combine all the spices & half of the oil together.  
  • Coat the pork with the oil & spice mixture and let marinade for at least 2 hours. 
  • Heat the remaining oil in a pan & fry on both sides until brown. Continue cooking in oven. (180°C) until cooked through.

For The Cheesy Veg Bake

  • Combine all vegetables in a baking tin.
  • Whisk together sour cream, cream, garlic, herbs & seasoning. Pour over veg and top with cheese.
  • Bake @ 180°C until veg is cooked with a slight crunch & cheese is melted & golden.
Chefs Tips
A cheesy vegetable bake is always a winner! Topping vegetables with some cheese is a great way of tricking the kids into finishing their greens. If you are making this meal for the kids, remove the chili from the spice mix and shred the pork and mix into the cheesy vegetables.
Nutritional Information
Calories: 700kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 58gFat: 43gSaturated Fat: 17gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 202mgSodium: 637mgPotassium: 1515mgFiber: 6gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 2353IUVitamin C: 96mgCalcium: 452mgIron: 5mg
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