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SEE! How to make a Chicken Pie at home

October 14, 2020 12:54 IST
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Giving a twist to the traditional meat pie, Sarada Krishnan from Chennai shares her special chicken pie recipe.


For the pastry

  • 2 cup maida
  • 1/2 cup cubes of butter (chilled)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Chilled water
  • 1 egg

For the filling

  • 1 big onion, chopped
  • 1 medium potato, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 cup minced chicken

For seasoning

  • Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp maida
  • 1 tsp oregano


For the pastry

  • Put maida in a bowl. Add salt, sugar and baking powder. Mix well.
  • Add butter and mix with your hands till you get a crumbly texture.
  • Add egg to chilled water. Mix well and then add to the dough. Don't knead or over-mix.
  • Once the dough is ready, cling wrap it and keep in the fridge for half an hour.

For the filling

  • Place a vessel on the stove. Pour oil and when the oil is hot, add chopped onions and fry till translucent.
  • Add chopped carrots and potatoes and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add minced meat and fry for 5-6 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, oregano and maida. Mix well.
  • Add half cup water and on medium to high flame cook for some more time.
  • When the filling is ready, let it cool to room temperature.

For the assembly

  • Make small balls of the dough and roll it out into small circles.
  • Place the filling in the centre and seal the pies. Apply water on the edges before sealing it. You can also create a design on the edges using a fork.
  • Gently using a brush, apply egg on the pies, and bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.

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