RECIPES FOR MEAT PIE
•Plain Flour — 1 Kg
•Baking Powder — 1 teaspoon
•Margarine — 500g
•Salt — 2 pinches
•Cold Water – ½ cup or milk
Meat Pie Filling:
•2 medium-sized Irish potatoes
•2 medium-sized carrots
•500g of minced meat
•1 medium-sized onion
•1 cooking spoon of Vegetable Oil
•Seasoning – 2 Maggi / Knorr cubes and 1 teaspoon of thyme
•2 tablespoons of plain flour
•Cold water — 1 cup
•Salt — to taste
•1 egg (for glazing the pies)
A-Making the Filling:
Step 1: Heat the oil and lightly brown the onions
Step 2: Add the minced meat and fry until brown, season the meat with the thyme, curry powder and the bouillon cube. Then add a cup of water and let it cook for 5 min.
Step 3: Add the carrots and potatoes with 1 cup of water and salt to your taste.
Cover the pot and let it cook till everything is tender (around 15 min) .
Step 4: Dissolve the flour in some water and add in the filling. This will thicken the filling.
Stop the heat and let the filling completely cool down.
B-Making the dough:
Step 1: Add the flour in a bowl with the baking powder and a pinch of salt. Then mix well.
Step 2: Add the margarine and mix thoroughly until the mixture looks more like bread crumbs.
Step 3: Gradually add water while mixing until you get
Step 4: Roll out on a flat surface with rolling pin and cut into desired size wth a round cutter
Step 5: Add the filling, fold & brush eggs on the inner side of the pastry to bind
Step 6: Use fork to press the edges together or use a meat pie cutter if you have
Step7: Brush egg on it to achieve a golden color when baked
Once you’re done set on greased baking tray and put in the preheat oven.
Once the meatpie is light brown, it is ready.
Source: Pearlz Kitchen