Recipe: Perfect Meat pie

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Meat pie.

Meat pie You can cook Meat pie using 17 ingredients and 17 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Meat pie

  1. It’s of for the dough.
  2. Prepare 4 cups of plain flour.
  3. Prepare 1 Teaspoon of Baking Powder.
  4. You need 250 Grams of Margarine/ Baking butter.
  5. It’s 1/4 Cup of Cold Water.
  6. Prepare pinch of salt.
  7. You need of for the fillings.
  8. It’s 300 Grams of Minced Meat.
  9. You need 1 of Big Irish Potato.
  10. You need 1 of Big Carrot.
  11. Prepare 1 of medium onion.
  12. You need 2 table spoon of plain flour.
  13. You need 11/2 Cup of Water.
  14. Prepare 1 of Cooking spoon Vegetable Oil.
  15. Prepare 2 of seasoning cubes.
  16. It’s of spices.
  17. Prepare to taste of salt.

Meat pie step by step

  1. Dice your potatoes, onions and carrots and set aside..
  2. Place a pot or wok on a hob on medium heat. Add the vegetable oil, when it’s hot, add the onions and sauté till translucent.
  3. Now add the mince meat, stir thoroughly to break up clumps. Fry for 2-3 minutes or till it loses its pinkness.
  4. Add the diced potatoes and carrots, then add a cup of water, also add the seasoning cubes, thyme, curry powder, garlic powder and salt to taste, cover and let it cook till the vegetables are soft.
  5. While that’s cooking, mix 2 tablespoons of flour with 1/2 cup of water, mix till you get a milky consistency and set aside. When the vegetables are well cooked, add the flour and water mixture, mix thoroughly….
  6. Now switch the heat off and let it continue to simmer with the residual heat for 2-3 minutes.
  7. The dough method.
  8. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together then sift to get rid of clumps….
  9. Add the margarine/ baking butter.
  10. Mix the margarine with the flour till you get a bread crumbs like consistency.
  11. Create a little well in the mixture, add the water gradually, be careful not to pour it all in at once, you may not need it all..
  12. Work and knead the dough till you get a thick and non sticky dough. Now wrap it up in cling film and leave for about 1 hour.
  13. Break an egg into a small plate, whisk and set aside. After an hour, take out the dough and place on a flat surface. You’ll notice the consistency of the dough has improved and is more manageable.
  14. Now knead for a bit, be careful not to over knead. Now cut the dough into smaller pieces and roll. Get yourself a dough cutter or just a saucepan lid and cut out circles. The size of the circle will depend on your intended pie size.
  15. Now scoop up 1-2 tablespoons of filling unto the middle of the cut out dough; making sure there’s enough room to seal it up..
  16. Now, rub the egg mixture on the edges of the dough, this will help seal it up properly Now close it up and use a fork to press down the edge, you can also use meatpie cutter.
  17. Repeat the same process with the remaining dough, rolling, cutting and filling till you’ve exhausted your dough and filling then place all your pies all on the baking tray and lightly glaze the top of each pie with the whisked egg.Now place the tray in the pre heated oven and bake for 30-40 minutes..

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