Biryani Spiced Pork Fillet With Cheesy Veg Bake

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
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PREP TIME 20 mins
COOK TIME 25 mins
COURSE Main Course
CUISINE indian
SERVINGS 4 people



For The Pork Fillet

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

For The Cheesy Bake

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